Sentence Examples

  • Avulsion fracture-A fracture caused by the tearing away of a fragment of bone where a strong ligament or tendon attachment forcibly pulls the fragment away from the bone tissue.
  • Severed nerves, particularly avulsion injuries in which the nerve is severed at the root, have poorer prognoses.
  • Avulsion injuries: Avulsion is the medical term for a ripping or tearing of the skin or body part.
  • Human bites on the head and neck may cause avulsion injuries to the ears, nose, cheeks, or scalp.
  • Avulsion injuries require surgery to reattach the nerve root to the spinal cord.