evulsion


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evulsion

plucking or pulling out; forcible extraction: The evulsion of her baby tooth was painless.
Not to be confused with:
avulsion – a tearing away; a part torn off: The storm’s runoff caused an avulsion of the stream’s bank.
revulsion – disgust, repulsion, aversion; a strong feeling of repugnance: His filthy language fills me with revulsion.

e·vul·sion

 (ĭ-vŭl′shən)
n.
A forcible extraction.

[Latin ēvolsiō, ēvolsiōn-, from ēvulsus, past participle of ēvellere, to pull out : ē-, ex-, ex- + vellere, to pull.]

evulsion

(ɪˈvʌlʃən)
n
rare the act of extracting by force
[C17: from Latin ēvulsiō, from ēvellere, from vellere to pluck]
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Moreover, the Ti[O.sub.2]@CPEN particles did not display any signs of evulsion in the PEN substrate, resulting from the fact that the interaction between PEN and the interface of Ti[O.sub.2]@CPEN particles is quite strong.
Also, in one case, ureteroneocystostomy was applied due to ureter evulsion. Second session URS-PL was applied to 11 of the cases and two of them were post-ESWL cases.
/Solo dos alternativas tiene el advenimiento de la Raza resurrecta; significara o la ciega destruccion demoniaca lucha de razas, o la evulsion creadora con termino en el Pacto o Contractus, estabilizador vital de todas las variedades etnicas asentadas en el "habitat" peruano.
He cited excessive weight training as the reason for the evulsion fracture of the rib he suffered after leaving Scotland - muscle was torn from the bone - and it effectively ended his season.