divulse

divulse

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

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

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