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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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A 55-year-old woman with nonunion after avulsion fracture of the anterior tibial eminence underwent arthroscopic debridement of the avulsed fragment.
Adjacent area may be involved in the zone of injury, skin and subcutaneous tissue may be avulsed by injury, and muscles may be contused with injury to their vascular pedicle.
This case report discusses a case of total replacement resorption wherein two avulsed central incisors with an extra oral dry time of 5 min were reimplanted within 40 min and despite all the guidelines (3) being adhered to; total replacement resorption was seen over a period of seven years, contemplating the possible role of host response and also highlighting the fact that despite immaculate coronal seal or proper obturation; ankylosis followed by total replacement resorption could occur as in this case.
As, it is difficult while operating in such young patient's mouth, this article describes a simple technique to quickly fabricate a space maintainer for avulsed primary maxillary incisors.
This transplantation was performed as the result of a previously unsuccessful re-plantation of the avulsed incisor that was luxated at the age of 11 years.
An ALPSA (anterior labral periosteal sleeve avulsion) is a Bankart variant, however, in this lesion the avulsed periosteum remains intact.
The avulsed scalp is made to hang by pedicle at the root of the nose.
Self-replantation of an avulsed tooth in torsoversion: a 10-year followup.
Table 2 shows that the majority of intruded, avulsed and root fractured teeth were seen in males.
The objective of this study was to assess the knowledge of school teachers regarding management of avulsed tooth.
The generous adnexal vascular supply usually preserves even narrow pedicles and even largely avulsed tissue can be reattached with significant survival rates.
An 18-gauge needle can be used to bore a hole through the avulsed nail plate, which may be held in an antiseptic solution soak during the biopsy.