Evulsion
Evulsion E*vul"sion ([-e]*v[u^]l"sh[u^]n), n. [L. evulsio, fr. evellere, evulsum, to pluck out; e out + vellere to pluck; cf. F. ['e]vulsion.] The act of plucking out; a rooting out. [1913 Webster]

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  • évulsion — [ evylsjɔ̃ ] n. f. • evulsion 1540; lat. evulsio ♦ Chir. et vx ⇒ extraction. ● évulsion nom féminin (latin evulsio, onis, de evellere, arracher) En chirurgie, synonyme vieilli de extraction. ● évulsion (synonymes) nom féminin ( …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Evulsion — (v. lat.), Ausreißung …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Evulsion — Evulsion, lat. deutsch, Ausreißung …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • evulsion — I noun avulsion, deracination, disengagement, displacement, drawing out, ejection, elicitation, elimination, eradication, excavation, exsection, extirpation, extraction, extrication, plucking out, pull, pulling out, removal, ripping out,… …   Law dictionary

  • evulsion — [ē vul′shən] n. [ME evulsioun < evulsio < pp. of evellere, to pull out < e , out + vellere, to pluck < IE base * wel , to tear, injure > OE wæl, slaughter] a pulling out by force, or uprooting …   English World dictionary

  • evulsion — noun Etymology: Latin evulsion , evulsio, from evellere to pluck out, from e + vellere to pluck more at vulnerable Date: circa 1611 extraction …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • evulsion — /i vul sheuhn/, n. the act of plucking or pulling out; forcible extraction. [1605 15; < L evulsion (s. of evulsio), equiv. to evuls(us) plucked out (ptp. of evellere, equiv. to e E + vellere to pluck) + ion ION] * * * …   Universalium

  • evulsion — noun The action of forcibly pulling something out. Herein, therefore, to speak compendiously, we first presume to affirm that, from a strict enquiry, we cannot maintain the evulsion or biting off any parts [...] …   Wiktionary

  • evulsion — A forcible pulling out or extraction. Cf.:avulsion. [L. evulsio, fr. e vello, pp. vulsus, to pluck out] * * * evul·sion i vəl shən n the act of extracting forcibly: EXTRACTION <evulsion of a tooth> evulse i vəls vt, evulsed; evuls·ing * * * …   Medical dictionary

  • évulsion — (é vul sion) s. f. Terme didactique. Action d arracher, extraction. Évulsion d une dent, d un fragment d os. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Lat. evulsionem, de evulsum, supin de evellere, de e, et vellere, tirer …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

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