the act of plucking or pulling out; forcible extraction.
Origin of evulsion
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
Related Words for evulsioneradication, abstraction, derivation, evocation, separation, withdrawal, extirpation, expression, drawing, elicitation, extrication, evulsion, wrenching
Examples from the Web for evulsion
Historical Examples of evulsion
rare the act of extracting by force
Word Origin for evulsion
C17: from Latin ēvulsiō, from ēvellere, from vellere to pluck
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
A forcible pulling out or extraction.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.