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.
Related formsdis·ar·tic·u·la·tion, noundis·ar·tic·u·la·tor, noun
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Related Words for disarticulationdisturbance
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Derived Formsdisarticulation, noundisarticulator, noun
to separate or cause to separate at the joints, esp those of bones
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disarticulation in Medicine
Related formsdis′ar•tic′u•late′ v.
The amputation of a limb through a joint, without the cutting of bone.exarticulation
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