- From comminute + -ed. (Wiktionary)
“What they now figured out is that this is more of what's called a comminuted fracture, sort of a common high energy impact, flipped over the handlebars.”
“When he got to Austin, they got more x-rays and they found it's more what's known as a comminuted fracture.”
“Organic constituents, such as comminuted shells, and silicious and calcareous exuviae of infusorial animals and plants, are sometimes found mingled in considerable quantities with mineral sands.”
“It reads in part, There has been complete interval healing of the mildly comminuted fracture deformity of the proximal ulna as well as the obliquely oriented intra-articular fracture of the radial head.”
“It can be comminuted (insert number of fragments), compound, angulated (insert degree of angulation), spiral, oblique, transverse, epiphyseal (four main types), diaphyseal or other things.”
“And then he got the news yesterday that it was more comminuted than he thought.”
“These are thickened with cooked vegetables or fish passed through a sieve or comminuted by some other device such as a blender.”
“The soil contains so much comminuted talc and mica from the adjacent hills that it seems as if mixed with spermaceti.”
“From its base could be traced clear to the edge of the dank morass tiny lines of comminuted shell as plainly marked as the small particles which lie in rows on a beech after a receding tide.”
“With an occasional lounge on the soft sand, when the body became clad in a costume of mica spangles and finely comminuted shell grit, the bathe continued for two hours, with an after effect of sleek and silky content.”
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I'm wading through Patrick O'Brian's Aubrey/Maturin novels one by one, and someday, I'll wade through them again and list all the words I learned while reading them.
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