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Knochenversprengung

English translation: Bone fragment/split(splinter)

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German term or phrase:Knochenversprengung
English translation:Bone fragment/split(splinter)
Entered by: Elisa Capelão
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04:33 Jan 17, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Medical
German term or phrase: Knochenversprengung
A patient has apical periodontitis after fracturing his lower jaw a few years previously.
X-ray reveals that in the lower jaw there is:
Knochenversprengung in die Weichgewebe regio 36.
Anyone know what this is in English?
Julie Neill
Spain
Local time: 17:09
Bone fragment/split
Explanation:
That's just it in my opinion...

Regards
Selected response from:

Elisa Capelão
Local time: 16:09
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Summary of answers provided
nabone splinter
Eva Harbo Andersen
naBone fragment/split
Elisa Capelão


  

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16 mins
Bone fragment/split


Explanation:
That's just it in my opinion...

Regards


    Dic Langenscheidts
Elisa Capelão
Local time: 16:09
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 117
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38 mins
bone splinter


Explanation:
As "versprengen" means scatter or disperse I venture to suggest that the jaw bone has also been scattered to some degree and the bits and pieces scattered would be termed bone splinters.


    Duden
Eva Harbo Andersen
Denmark
Local time: 17:09
Native speaker of: Native in DanishDanish
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