Definition of unjoint in English:
verb[with object] rare
Separate or dislocate the joints of: grasp the head by the lower jaw and unjoint it at the atlas point
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- The branchial basket was braced against the body wall and unjointed, as in lampreys.
- Surgery on his left shoulder involved unjointing it and inserting a pin, leaving him with only partial use of that arm.
- The way it was injured made it necessary for me to unjoint the bone from my foot, too, but I did it, and there was considerable satisfaction in having performed my own surgical operation.
Definition of unjoint in:
- US English dictionary
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