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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of avulse.


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  • If you can hack color photos of avulsed flesh and autopsy photos, and you're not scared of big Latinate words, it's a useful writer resource.

    you got to lift up every stone now sister colomon 2008

  • Two avulsed teeth treated exactly the same may react differently.

    The Funny Things Kid's Say Dr. Dean Brandon 2009

  • There are many trips to ER… some of the tales are gory tent pole in the roof of the mouth, broken femur, avulsed permanent front tooth, jabbed eye, toddler falling down front steps onto concrete with blood on ears, nose, mouth!

    » (In)Adequate Supervision 2009

  • It has been very helpful to me, because my dentist had no real advice about handling my 3-year old son's avulsed front tooth.

    Fake Baby Teeth (Pedo Partial) Dr. Dean Brandon 2006

  • Then again, kitty probably avulsed a a claw or two and was sore for a while.

    Because I Am a Bad Bad Person… « Whatever 2006

  • At that point, with McNeill paralyzed and helpless on his back, Mireles fighting the effects of his avulsed forearm, Grogan unable to clearly locate his target without his glasses, and Manauzzi still unarmed after losing control of his revolver from the impact of the improvised felony stop, the mortally wounded Michael Platt made his daring bid for freedom.

    THE NEWS BLOG 2005

  • Bodkin 10.5 mentions the case of a woman of sixty who fell on the key in a door and completely avulsed her eye.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine 1896

  • His hand, forearm, arm, etc., were rapidly drawn in, and he was carried around until his shoulder came to a large beam, where the body was stopped by resistance against the beam, fell to the floor, and the arm and scapula were completely avulsed and carried on beyond the beam.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine 1896

  • Smetius 14.148 mentions castration which was effected by using the finger-nails, and there is an old record in which a man avulsed his own genitals.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine 1896

  • Nunnely 11.10 has seen the little finger together with the tendon and body of the longer flexor muscle avulsed by machinery.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine 1896


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  • to pull off or tear away forcibly: to avulse a ligament.

    October 20, 2007