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com·mi·nute

 (kŏm′ə-no͞ot′, -nyo͞ot′)
tr.v. com·mi·nut·ed, com·mi·nut·ing, com·mi·nutes
To reduce to powder; pulverize.

[Latin comminuere, comminūt- : com-, intensive pref.; see com- + minuere, to lessen; see mei- in Indo-European roots.]

com′mi·nu′tion n.

comminuted

(ˈkɒmɪˌnjuːtɪd)
adj
pulverized; ground
Translations

com·mi·nut·ed

a. conminuto-a, roto-a en fragmentos tal como en una fractura.

comminuted

adj (fracture) conminuta
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Fragment reconstruction and bone plate fixation compare with bridging plate fixation for treating highly comminuted femoral fractures in dogs: 35 cases.
There was a comminuted fracture of the right frontotemporal skull.
Patients older than 50 years of age having closed, comminuted and unstable fractures of distal radius were included in the study.
Comminuted The bone is broken into small fragments which increases the likelihood of damage to the soft tissues surrounding the broken bone.
Moreover it is always difficult in patients with comminuted articular facet.
92% of all the injury mechanisms, resulting in comminuted fractures due to the high velocity trauma.
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A 74-year-old, right hand dominant female sustained a comminuted displaced left distal radius fracture four years prior to her evaluation.
Objective: To report experience with minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis (MIPO) for comminuted distal tibia fractures with specific reference to fracture union, complications encountered and functional outcome.
Whole comminuted trees are known to self-heat and undergo quality changes during storage.
We examined 60 patients (49 men and 11 women) aged from 16 to 47 with the comminuted fractures of maxillary AP.
ON MARCH 5, 2004, TRACIE BESWICK WAS ADMITTED TO FLOYD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL FOR SURGERY TO REPAIR A COMMINUTED FRACTURE TO HIS LEFT ELBOW AT THE HEAD OF HIS RADIUS BONE.