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an abrupt change in the course of a stream that forms the boundary between two parcels of land resulting in the loss of part of the land of one landowner and a consequent increase in the land of another

a forcible tearing or surgical separation of one body part from another

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2,16,17) These shear forces place stress on the inguinal wall musculature and can lead to attenuation of local soft tissues, including the following: tearing of the transversalis fascia or conjoined tendon, abnormalities at the insertion of the rectus abdominis muscle, avulsion of the internal oblique muscle fibers at the pubic tubercle, intrasubstance tear of the internal oblique muscle, and attenuation of the external oblique muscle and aponeurosis.
29) Reconstruction of the UCL has been famously named "Tommy John" surgery, and complications from surgery include avulsion fractures of the medial epicondyle, graft degeneration and tearing.
Considering dental trauma, 47%, 41%, and 10% of injuries were related to tooth fracture, mobility, and avulsion, respectively.
Radiological differentiation from post-traumatic myositis ossificans and from avulsion fractures can usually be made with the well-corticated appearance of the pelvic digit and the absence of a history of trauma, and it is differentiated from osteochondroma by the lack of continuity with the underlying bone (7,10-12).
Those boundaries were subject to the river's avulsion and accretion - terms that describe how a river's path might change over time.
The White Sox said doctors at Rush Oak Park Hospital on Tuesday repaired a torn labrum and avulsion fracture in Garcia's left shoulder.
Rav, 36, had to quit the second series of Olympic star Tom Daley's ITV series when he injured a leg in a training accident He was diagnosed with hamstring avulsion - when part of the tendon snaps away from the pelvis - and needed surgery just before Christmas.
Rav, 36, had to quit the second series of Olympic star Tom Daley's ITV show when he injured a leg in a training accident He was diagnosed with hamstring avulsion - when part of the tendon snaps away from the pelvis - and needed surgery just before Christmas.
The force of an avulsion, or degloving, injury is so powerful that the skin is peeled away, damaging blood vessels, muscles, and tendons.
Neurosurgeons, pain specialists, and other physicians from the US and Asia consider morphological brain changes; how thalamic burst-firing in response to experimental pain stimuli and in patients with chronic neuropathic pain may be a carrier for pain-related signals; brain activity in patients with chronic neuropathic pain resulting from input deafferentation, brachial plexus avulsion, lateral thalamic vascular accident, and pain related to peripheral sources; surgical interventions; and thalamocortical abnormalities in spinal cord injury pain.
4) Animal bites leave several deep puncture wounds and ragged irregular edges to the bite wound that result during shaking, tearing and avulsion of human skin during the bite.
Traumatic duodenal rupture and avulsion of the ampulla of vater.
Humeral medial epicondylar avulsion fractures, which in modern cases occur in the dominant limbs of young males, are explained in historical terms against the specific biocultural circumstances of six excavated medieval individuals (Knusel).
People can avoid avulsion injuries by removing their rings before taking part in activities such as gardening, handling heavy objects, participating in sports, or doing construction.