a pulling out by force, or uprooting
Origin of evulsionMiddle English evulsioun from evulsio from past participle of evellere, to pull out from e-, out + vellere, to pluck from Indo-European base an unverified form wel-, to tear, injure from source Old English wæl, slaughter
A forcible extraction.
Origin of evulsionLatin ēvolsiō ēvolsiōn- from ēvulsus past participle of ēvellere to pull out ē-, ex- ex- vellere to pull
- (now rare) The action of forcibly pulling something out.
From Latin evulsionem, from evellere.