I hold it to be the wondrously thin, ruptured
membranes of the case, coalescing.
I didn't laugh -- I am always thankful for that -- but the strain ruptured
every cartilage in me, and for weeks afterward I could hear my bones clack when I walked.
When at last we came to a badly ruptured
bit of masonry, with hoof-prints evidencing a desperate struggle to regain the lost foothold, I looked quite hopefully over the dizzy precipice.
Here and there lay the debris of belated fugitives, carts, and dead bodies of horses and men; and where houses had had water-supplies there were pools of water and running springs from the ruptured
Some of the smaller veins had doubtless been ruptured
In attempting to express his gratification, the Chief of Police thrust out his right hand with such violence that his skin was ruptured
at the arm-pit and a stream of sawdust poured from the wound.
The joints of the legs that bear me up are not so adequate as they once were, when, in wild nights and days of toil and frolic, I strained and snapped and ruptured
If ever I have played dice with the Gods at the divine table of the earth, so that the earth quaked and ruptured
, and snorted forth fire-streams:--
He had ruptured
a blood-vessel, and he was a dead man before his son could raise him.
A related concept is "rupture without collapse" and was reported by Berg et al in 1995 to describe a ruptured
implant without characteristic findings indicating rupture, principally a collapsed implant shell.
4] Patients with superficial penile dorsal vein rupture can experience bleeding from the ruptured
vein and can present with a dorsally-swollen and mildly painful penis, which usually occurs within 24 hours following sexual intercourse.
Emergency exploratory laparotomy and delivery are proposed for the treatment of ruptured