comminution(redirected from comminutions)
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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.]
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the breaking of a bone into small pieces. See also bones.See also: Surgery
the breaking of a bone into small pieces.See also: Bones
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