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comminute

to divide (property) into small lots.
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Thus, pending further investigation, we deem it unlikely that either the parenchyma or the 'finely comminuted plant material' found in the hearths at DVII were incorporated through inclusions of animal dung used as fuel.
Simple fractures can be hard to fix, comminuted fractures can be simple to repair and both simple and comminuted can be open.
Teye GA, Owusu EK and J Nyasordzi Cowpea Flour as non-conventional filler in Comminuted beef and pork frankfurter Sausages.
Since the 90% crack model is a comminuted a discontinuous, the strain values vary.
During this bloody terrible week, no Western newspaper published anything about the Israeli missiles that comminuted Palestinian kids in their houses.
Patients 1-5 had comminuted compound fractures associated with intraoperative deep wound tissue that was culture positive for Acinetobacter spp.
Complex, comminuted, or multiple skull fractures--with or without intracranial hemorrhage--signal abuse, Dr.
Key statement: The rubber particles, at a room temperature below the glass transition temperature, are introduced into a comminuting device concurrent with the introduction of an inert gas coolant at a temperature below about -75[degrees]F and are comminuted at a rate proportional to the average particle size of the introduced rubber particles to an average size within the range of crumb or powder rubber particles.
For soy proteins, stronger gelation and high viscosity are preferable properties for comminuted meat products, soups and gravies.
Fixation failure was noted in 9 patients and typically associated with comminuted posterior wall fractures.
The club said last night: "Our doctor Mark Waller has confirmed that Djibril Cisse suffered a comminuted fracture of the tibia and fracture of the fibula in his left leg.
Corporal Plummer had suffered a severe comminuted compound fracture of the right femur.