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v. dis·ar·tic·u·lat·ed, dis·ar·tic·u·lat·ing, dis·ar·tic·u·lates
To separate at the joints; disjoint.
To become disjointed.

dis′ar·tic′u·la′tion n.
dis′ar·tic′u·la′tor n.
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n. desarticulación, separación o amputación de dos o más huesos articulados entre sí.
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Since that 'disarticulation', payment of salaries to the college staff has been in fits and starts, sometimes with the workers going without salaries for 14 months.
Isolated crinoid ossicles, reflecting complete post-mortem disarticulation of individuals during extended residence within the taphonomically active zone (Lewis 1980), represent one of the most abundant bioclasts in the Paleozoic rock record (Lowenstam 1957; Ausich 1997).
Archaeologists label both of these deposits "secondary burials" due to the disarticulation of the remains, but this label obscures key differences of intentional action with implications for ritual performance and social memory (Geller 2012; Haddow and Knusel 2017; Novotny 2013), as people chose to retain and rebury these bones often out of sight.
Searches for skeletal remains can be complicated by taphonomic processes that result in the disarticulation, fragmentation, and redistribution of remains (Haglund 1996a; Haglund et al.
In cases where tumor affects the entire tibia, a wide excision with a clear margin is achievable with knee disarticulation, or higher amputation, or with a total tibia resection and reconstruction.
As McMahon and her team worked on the site, it became clear the degree of disarticulation was the same across all the bodies.
Upper extremity amputations were defined as any limb loss from digital to shoulder disarticulation. All US military service members who were treated for combat-related upper extremity amputation at the San Antonio Military Medical Center (SAMMC) were included.
Seven categories were defined on the basis of the CCI codes: hip and pelvis, transfemoral, knee disarticulation, transtibial, ankle, foot, and toes.
The result is, like jellyfish, resistant to disarticulation, but that hardly means it lacks sting.
But the country's archipelagic configuration contributed to its political disarticulation. What hungry revolutionaries and insurgents in Luzon achieved after Biak-na-Bato is something that the natives of Mindanao are not quick to accept.
Daniel Defoe's exemplary status in cultural histories of the novel rests upon the premise that his fiction anticipate the rise of bourgeois civil society--a shift in social relations precipitated by the disarticulation of labor and exchange from sovereign control.
Abstract: This clinical report describes the use of stifle disarticulation in 2 avian patients as an alternative to transfemoral limb amputation.