decollement

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dé·colle·ment

(dā-kol-mawn[h]'),
Rarely used term for surgical separation of tissues or organs which are adherent, either normally or pathologically.
[Fr. ungluing]
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At places,microseismic events are associated with the decollement zone,which is not unusual forweak detachments with small asperities.
It can be assumed that generally the movement along the fault is aseismic due to the occurrence of Salt Range Formation within fault zone and at the decollement zone (Coward, et.