The bone might be comminuted, but the fragments were of a more cuboid shape, and the long fissuring did not occur.
Transfer the comminuted oyster and the liquor to the cylinder.
This was no doubt due to the infrequency of extension of the comminuted fractures beyond the junction of diaphysis and epiphysis.
Hawaii crashed like a meteor into America and was comminuted and absorbed.
In comminuted fractures, the lines of fracture remain permanently visible on the bone, but fissured fractures may leave no trace.
Fractures are divided into comminuted, simple, and compound.
Even bones have been comminuted without any wound of the integuments or appearance of injury.
Fractures are of three kinds; simple, compound and comminuted.
"A" then demonstrates a comminuted fracture of the wrist with three fragments.
I, though, unconscious and feverish, was in serious condition from skin abrasions and a comminuted cranium.
Broken into fragments. Used of a fractured bone.
comminute com·mi·nute (kŏm'ə-nōōt', -nyōōt')
v. com·mi·nut·ed, com·mi·nut·ing, com·mi·nutes
To reduce to powder; to pulverize.