[ ih-vuhl-shuhn ]
/ ɪˈvʌl ʃən /
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the act of plucking or pulling out; forcible extraction.
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British Dictionary definitions for evulsion
/ (ɪˈvʌlʃən) /
rare the act of extracting by force
Word Origin for evulsion
C17: from Latin ēvulsiō, from ēvellere, from vellere to pluck
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Medical definitions for evulsion
[ ĭ-vŭl′shən ]
A forcible pulling out or extraction.
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