Fracture and its various types, Biology

Fracture - It is a break of a bone. Bone fracture are of many types -

(i) Green stick fracture - It is merely a crack, the bone remains partly intact.

454_fracture.png

(ii)     Simple fracture - Bone breaks completely into two parts.

 

2092_fracture1.png

(iii) Comminuted fracture - Bone breaks into more than 2 pieces.

236_fracture2.png

 

(iv) Compound fracture - Bone breaks completely and a fragment pierces out through the skin.

2467_fracture3.png

(v) Evulsive fracture - A small piece breaks off fully from the bone but remains attached to the ligament.

298_fracture4.png

Posted Date: 10/3/2012 1:08:31 AM | Location : United States







Related Discussions:- Fracture and its various types, Assignment Help, Ask Question on Fracture and its various types, Get Answer, Expert's Help, Fracture and its various types Discussions

Write discussion on Fracture and its various types
Your posts are moderated
Related Questions
Define Phenolic Acids and Derivatives? Two families of phenolic acids are widely distributed in plants: a range of benzoic acid derivatives and those derived from cinnamic acid

What are the fruiting bodies present in some fungi? Fruiting bodies are structures made of hyphae that project radially from the superior portion of the peduncle of some fungi.

general characteristics of phylum chordata

Explain the Gram Staining technique? Gram staining is a differential staining procedure which divides bacteria into two groups: Gram positive and Gram negative, based on staini

How in the respiratory chain do electrons from FADH2 and NADH2 passing through cytochromes liberate energy for the ATP synthesis? What is this ATP synthesis called? FADH2 and N

which enzymes are required for digestion in cockroach?

Define the Swab or Agar - Food Microbiology? Slant Method The method involves sampling with cotton swabs that are transferred directly to slants. Other methods include use of u

Explain Precautions for Isolation of Pure Culture? 1. Plating of the medium should be done 24 hours before performing the streaking. There should not be any moisture on the

The part of human brain which is a significant relay station for the sensory impulses and also is the origin of many of the involuntary acts of eye such as narrowing of the pupil i

Rheumatic fever is an immunologically mediated connective tissue disorder following throat infection with group-A streptococci (GAS). It is characterised by an inflammatory proces