[dahy-vuhls, di-]
verb (used with object), divulsed, divulsing. Surgery.
to tear away or apart, as distinguished from cut or dissect.

1595–1605; < Latin dīvulsus (past participle of dīvellere), equivalent to dī- di-2 + vulsus plucked (past participle of vellere)

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To divulse
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: divulgence
Next Definition: divulsion
Words Near: divulse
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for divulse
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing divulse
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Related Words
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature