detrusion

[dih-troo-zhuh n]
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noun

the act of detruding.

Nearby words

  1. detritovore,
  2. detritus,
  3. detroit,
  4. detrude,
  5. detruncate,
  6. detrusive,
  7. detrusor,
  8. detumescence,
  9. deucalion,
  10. deuce

Origin of detrusion

1610–20; < Late Latin dētrūsiōn- (stem of dētrūsiō) a thrusting down, equivalent to Latin dētrūs(us) (past participle of dētrūdere; see detrude) + -iōn- -ion

Related formsde·tru·sive [dih-troo-siv] /dɪˈtru sɪv/, adjective

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