Definition of expulsion in English:

expulsion

Line breaks: ex|pul|sion
Pronunciation: /ɪkˈspʌlʃ(ə)n
 
, ɛk-/

noun

[mass noun]

Derivatives

expulsive

adjective
More example sentences
  • Uncontrolled hypertension presents an increased risk of orbital haemorrhage during injection of local anaesthetic and potentially of peroperative suprachoroidal expulsive haemorrhage.
  • Traction should be in line with the pelvic axis and coordinated with maternal expulsive efforts.
  • He was so outraged by what he saw as a sort of angry, expulsive element, that he wanted no truck with it.

Origin

late Middle English: from Latin expulsio(n-), from expellere 'drive out' (see expel).

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