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detrusion

[dih-troo-zhuh n] /dɪˈtru ʒən/
noun
1.
the act of detruding.
Origin
1610-1620
1610-20; < Late Latin dētrūsiōn- (stem of dētrūsiō) a thrusting down, equivalent to Latin dētrūs(us) (past participle of dētrūdere; see detrude) + -iōn- -ion
Related forms
detrusive
[dih-troo-siv] /dɪˈtru sɪv/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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