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evulsion

Syllabification: e·vul·sion
Pronunciation: /əˈvəlZH(ə)n
 
, əˈvəlSH(ə)n
 
/

Definition of evulsion in English:

noun

The action of plucking something out by force; violent or forcible extraction.
Example sentences
  • Plain radiographs may show evulsion of the ACL insertion.
  • The contention for the plaintiff appellant was that he was struck on the shoulder, because the major injury he suffered was an evulsion of the brachial plexus which led to him losing his arm.

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