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evulsion

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noun evul·sion \i-ˈvəl-shən\

Definition of evulsion

  1. 1 :  extraction

  2. 2 :  avulsion



Origin of evulsion

Latin evulsion-, evulsio, from evellere to pluck out, from e- + vellere to pluck — more at vulnerable


First Known Use: circa 1611


Medical Dictionary

evulsion

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noun evul·sion \i-ˈvəl-shən\

Medical Definition of evulsion

  1. 1:  the act of extracting forcibly :  extraction <evulsion of a tooth>

  2. 2:  avulsion <evulsion of the biceps tendon>

evulse \i-ˈvəls\play transitive verb evulsed; evulsing



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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "evulsion"


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