Avulsion meaning

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The forcible tearing away of a body part by trauma or surgery.
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The sudden movement of soil from one property to another as a result of a flood or a shift in the course of a boundary stream.
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A separation by force.
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(med.) The tearing away of a structure or part by surgical traction or by accident.
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A structure, part, etc. separated by force.
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The sudden removal of a person's land by the action of water, as by flood or change in the course of a stream, without a resulting loss of ownership.
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The forcible tearing away of a body part by trauma or surgery.
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The sudden and perceptible removal or severing of land from the property or jurisdiction of which it was a part by natural forces such as a flood or an abrupt change in the course of a river. Despite the removal or severing of the land, the boundaries between jurisdictions or properties are not altered by avulsion. For example, if a river was the boundary between two states, the boundary remains the same although the course of the river has changed. See also alluvion, accretion and reliction.
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The loss or separation of a body part, either by surgery or due to trauma.
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An abrupt change in the course of a river, typically from one channel to another.
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(hydrology) Movement of soil during a flood, or during a change in the course of a river, especially when a resulting change of land ownership is involved.
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