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a·vul·sion

 (ə-vŭl′shən)
n.
1. The forcible tearing away of a body part by trauma or surgery.
2. The sudden separation of land from one property, and concomitant connection to another property, as a result of a flood or a shift in the course of a boundary stream.

avulsion

(əˈvʌlʃən)
n
1. (Surgery) a forcible tearing away or separation of a bodily structure or part, either as the result of injury or as an intentional surgical procedure
2. (Law) law the sudden removal of soil from one person's land to that of another, as by flooding
[C17: from Latin āvulsiō, from āvellere to pluck away, from vellere to pull, pluck]

a•vul•sion

(əˈvʌl ʃən)

n.
1. a tearing away.
2. the sudden removal of soil by change in a river's course or by a flood, from the land of one owner to that of another.
3. a part torn off.
[1615–25; < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.avulsion - an abrupt change in the course of a stream that forms the boundary between two parcels of land resulting in the loss of part of the land of one landowner and a consequent increase in the land of another
alteration, change, modification - an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another; "the change was intended to increase sales"; "this storm is certainly a change for the worse"; "the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago"
2.avulsion - a forcible tearing or surgical separation of one body part from another
separation - the act of dividing or disconnecting
Translations

a·vul·sion

n. avulsión, extracción o remoción de una estructura o parte de ésta.
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That is why all avulsed teeth will need a root canal treatment.
In addition, large varicose clusters that communicate with the incompetent saphenous vein can be avulsed during the same procedure by stab phlebectomy.
The repair was performed in conjunction with repair of an avulsed capsule and labrum from the glenoid rim for unstable shoulders.
The hyperextension teardrop is differentiated from the hyperextension dislocation by the morphology of the avulsed fracture fragment.
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Here, then, lies one of the several and major innovations of this volume: a conscious, concerted, and scholarly attempt to give their due to the group's various activities and the evening ballads; that is, not just to the tales avulsed from their context but also to the brigata's overarching tale, or novella portante.
Rhouma and co-authors present two outcome predictive models for replanted avulsed teeth based on early prognostic indicators.
Exploratory laparoscopy was performed and the gallbladder was found to be perforated and nearly completely avulsed from the liver (Figures 2 and 3).
This artery can be injured if the septum is avulsed during surgery.
Initially, we removed the necrotic tissues and pieces of sumac and onion from the wound, and then repaired the avulsed penile skin.
It was alleged that three or four of Sinnara's cervical spinal nerves (C5-C8) were at least partially avulsed from their root connections to his spinal cord, resulting in a permanent injury to Sinnara's right arm.
Whilst the injury appeared to be minor at the time and soon after the game, scans have since revealed that he has avulsed one of the hamstring tendons from the attachment point at the inner side of his knee.