abruption

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noun abrup·tion \ə-ˈbrəp-shən\

Definition of abruption

  1. :  a sudden breaking off or away

Origin and Etymology of abruption

borrowed from Latin abruptiōn-, abruptiō, from abrup-, variant stem of abrumpere “to break off short” + -tiōn-, -tiō, suffix of action nouns — more at abrupt


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abruption

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noun ab·rup·tion \a-ˈbrəp-shən, ə-\

Medical Definition of abruption

  1. :  a sudden breaking off :  detachment of portions from a mass placental abruption

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