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How to Pronounce fracture?

Correct pronunciation for the word "fracture" is [fɹˈakt͡ʃə], [fɹˈakt‍ʃə], [f_ɹ_ˈa_k_tʃ_ə].

"Fracture" in context

Fracture is an injury to a bone, often caused by excessive force or trauma. It can cause acute pain, swelling and bruising. In serious cases, a fracture may require immediate medical attention and surgery. For milder fractures, immobilization with a cast, splint or brace can typically be used to treat and encourage healing. Without treatment, a fractured bone can be weakened and lead to potential complications.

Fractures vary in severity, with traumatic fractures typically occurring when a bone is broken or crushed by excessive force.

What are similar-sounding words for fracture?

Usage over time for fracture:

This graph shows how "fracture" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

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