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disarticulate

(dĭs′är-tĭk′yə-lāt′)
v. disarticu·lated, disarticu·lating, disarticu·lates
v.tr.
To separate at the joints; disjoint.
v.intr.
To become disjointed.

dis′ar·tic′u·la′tion n.
dis′ar·tic′u·la′tor n.
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