disarticulation

noun
dis·​ar·​tic·​u·​la·​tion | \ ˌdis-är-ˌtik-yə-ˈlā-shən How to pronounce disarticulation (audio) \

Medical Definition of disarticulation

: separation or amputation of a body part at a joint disarticulation of the shoulder

Other Words from disarticulation

disarticulate \ -​ˈtik-​yə-​ˌlāt How to pronounce disarticulate (audio) \ verb disarticulated; disarticulating

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“Disarticulation.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/disarticulation. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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