dearticulation

dearticulation

(dē″ăr-tĭk″ū-lā′shŭn)
Signifying the surgical amputation of a limb at a joint.
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The purpose was to identify common patterns of dearticulation and imbalance of integrated management systems (HSEQ), which can be approached with a model that articulates said systems.
They were treated with debridement, amputation of some parts of the foot, sequestrectomy, and dearticulation. Vacuum therapy and skin grafting were also done.
My point here is to argue for reconsideration of the process of abjection, a process referenced by Diana Fuss and developed most fruitfully by Julia Kristeva, in the dearticulation of meaning and identity.(6) Rather, I would suggest that abjection is characterized by an excess of meaning.