disarticulation

Amputation of a limb through a joint, without cutting of bone. [L. dis-, apart, + articulus, joint]

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dis·ar·tic·u·la·tion .dis-är-.tik-yə-'lā-shən n separation or amputation of a body part at a joint <\disarticulation of the shoulder>
dis·ar·tic·u·late -'tik-yə-.lāt vb, -lat·ed; -lat·ing

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n.
separation of two bones at a joint. This may be the result of an injury or it may be done by the surgeon at operation in the course of amputation; for example of a limb, finger, or toe.

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dis·ar·tic·u·la·tion (dis″ahr-tik″u-laґshən) [dis- + articulation] amputation or separation at a joint. Called also exarticulation.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Disarticulation — Disarticulate Dis ar*tic u*late, v. t. To sunder; to separate, as joints. {Dis ar*tic u*la tion}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disarticulation — noun see disarticulate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • disarticulation — See disarticulate. * * * …   Universalium

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  • disarticulation — n. separation; cutting off …   English contemporary dictionary

  • disarticulation — dis·articulation …   English syllables

  • disarticulation — n. separation of two bones at a joint. This may be the result of an injury or it may be done by the surgeon at operation in the course of amputation; for example of a limb, finger, or toe …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Вычленение (Disarticulation) — разделение двух костей в суставе. Может быть связано с травмой или иногда выполняется хирургом во время операции ампутации (например, конечности, пальца на руке или ноге). Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

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