avulse


avulse

verb \ə-ˈvəls\
avulsedavuls·ing

Definition of AVULSE

transitive verb
:  to separate by avulsion

Origin of AVULSE

Latin avulsus, past participle of avellere to tear off, from ab- + vellere to pluck — more at vulnerable
First Known Use: circa 1765

Rhymes with AVULSE

avulse

transitive verb \ə-ˈvəls\   (Medical Dictionary)
avulsedavuls·ing

Medical Definition of AVULSE

: to separate by avulsion <an avulsed ligament>

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