disinsertion

noun

dis·​in·​ser·​tion -(ˌ)in-ˈsər-shən How to pronounce disinsertion (audio)
1
: rupture of a tendon at its point of attachment to a bone
2
: peripheral separation of the retina from its attachment at the ora serrata

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“Disinsertion.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/disinsertion. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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