How to use Ruptures in a sentence
On the maturation of the oospheres the outer layer of the oogonial wall ruptures, and the oospheres, still surrounded by a middle and inner layer, pass out through the mouth of the conceptacle.
Ruptures in natural gas mains caused many, and many were also the result of arson.
In germination the coleorhiza lengthens, ruptures the pericarp, and fixes the grain to the ground by developing numerous hairs.
Ruptures due to invasive tenosynovitis within the digit carry an unfavorable prognosis.
The fruit-body before it ruptures may reach the size of a hen's egg and is white in colour; from this there grows out a hollow cylindrical structure which can be distinguished at the distance of several yards by its disgusting odour.Advertisement
The Lower Chalk formation is for the most part impermeable, though it contains many ruptures and dislocations or smashes, in the interstices of which large bodies of water, received from the Upper and Middle Chalk, may be naturally stored, or which may merely form passages for water derived from the Upper Chalk.
In Leontice thalictroides (Blue Cohosh), species of Ophiopogon, Peliosanthes and Stateria, the ovary ruptures immediately after flowering, and the ovules are exposed; and in species of Cuphea the placenta ultimately bursts through the ovary and corolla, and becomes erect, bearing the exposed ovules.
All must recognize that imprisonment, even for a short period, ruptures lives and the damage is often irreparable.
The resulting abscess then ruptures spontaneously leaving a painful discharging sinus.
Women beaten during pregnancy can suffer life-threatening ruptures of the uterus, liver and spleen.Advertisement
Such ruptures most likely occur between ages 20 and 40, although they can occur any time, and may be life-threatening.
A blood clot (hematoma) may occur if a blood vessel between the skull and the brain ruptures; when the blood leaks out and forms a clot, it can press against brain tissue, causing symptoms from a few hours to a few weeks after the injury.
Ovulation-The monthly process by which an ovarian follicle ruptures releasing a mature egg cell.
Since the fertilized egg is implanted in an area too small for a growing fetus to survive and it can endanger the life of the mother if the organ where the egg is implanted ruptures, medical care is mandatory.
If the ectopic pregnancy isn't caught early, the fetus will grow until the fallopian tube ruptures, resulting in bleeding and abdominal pain.Advertisement
About the eighth hour after commencement of development the membrane ruptures and the oval embryo escapes, swimming by means of its flagella at the surface of the sea for another twenty-four hours, during which the principal organs are laid down, although the mouth does not open until the close of this period.