verb (used with or without object), dis·ar·tic·u·lat·ed, dis·ar·tic·u·lat·ing.
to make or become disjointed, as the bones of a body or stems of a plant.
Origin of disarticulate
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Related Words for disarticulatedismember, disarrange, dislocate, luxate, disarticulate, disengage, disturb, disconnect, divide, separate, transfer, move, upset, misplace, break, disorder, remove, disunite, disjoint, jumble
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Historical Examples of disarticulate
to separate or cause to separate at the joints, esp those of bones
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