evulsion

noun
evul·sion | \ i-ˈvəl-shən \

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This procedure is called a nail evulsion: First, the finger or toe is given a local numbing treatment. Jessica Cruel, SELF, "What to Do When Your Fingernail Gets Bruised (or Falls Off)," 19 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of evulsion

circa 1611, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for evulsion

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

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evulsion

noun
evul·sion | \ i-ˈvəl-shən \

Medical Definition of evulsion 

1 : the act of extracting forcibly : extraction evulsion of a tooth

2 : avulsion evulsion of the biceps tendon

Other words from evulsion

evulse \i-ˈvəls \ transitive verb evulsed; evulsing

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