divulsion definition by Webster's New World
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a tearing or being torn apart; violent rending or separation
Origin: ; from Classical Latin divulsio ; from divulsus, past participle of divellere, to rend asunder ; from di- (; from dis-), apart plush vellere, to pull out, pluck: see revulsion
divulsion - Medical Definition
- The removal of a part by tearing.
- The forcible dilation of the walls of a cavity or canal.