avulsion

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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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5] Possible ocular and peri-ocular injuries include corneal lacerations, scleral lacerations, globe rupture, optic nerve avulsion, extra-ocular muscle damage, and damage to the lacrimal apparatus and lacrimal gland.
Traumatic optic nerve avulsion and central retinal artery occlusion following rugby injury.
Longterm follow-up of children with traumatic optic nerve avulsion.
Traumatic luxation of the globe with optic nerve avulsion.