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  • noun Plural form of avulsion.


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  • Self-mutilation in man is almost invariably the result of meditation over the generative function, and the great majority of cases of this nature are avulsions or amputations of some parts of the genitalia.

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  • Soft tissue lacerations, abrasions, avulsions vascular area supplied by internal and external carotids

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  • NG tube or Endotracheal tube placement may be HAZARDOUS!!! lacerations, avulsions, amputations, frostbite

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  • Although I haven't studied this system in any detail, it's very likely that natural avulsions of distributary channels in the delta were much more frequent pre-human influence and, as controls on the channels were installed to make agricultural development easier (e.g., human-made levees), the course of the channel became locked in place, effectively preventing avulsions.

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  • That is, a more restricted river course would preclude frequent avulsions and construction of the distributive dispersal pattern.

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  • They add, "The MRI revealed a couple of avulsions that are not believed serious and do not require surgery."

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  • The Trail Blazers also said in a release that Oden's MRI revealed a couple of avulsions, or fractures, that "are not believed serious and do not require surgery." - Top Stories


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