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divulsion

 [dĭ-vul´shun]
separation or pulling apart by force.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

di·vul·sion

(di-vŭl'shŭn),
1. Removal of a part by tearing.
2. Forcible dilation of the walls of a cavity or canal.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

di·vul·sion

(di-vŭl'shŭn)
1. Removal of a part by tearing.
2. Forcible dilation of the walls of a cavity or canal.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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It was made the divulsion of the neoformation and of the third phalange with a surgical scissor which was subsequently removed.
"If you were ever eligible for food stamps, a Pell grant, etc., that would have to be reported over the last 10 years if you're a recipient, directly or indirectly; that's quite a divulsion of information," Maldonado said.
The employed surgical technique for the muscle recession and myoplasties was the divulsion of the bulbar conjunctiva from the corneosclera limbus between 11 and 14 hours of a clock, identification and isolation of the dorsal rectus muscle, resection close to its scleral insertion and myoscleral suture with Vicryl 6-0 (Vicryl 6-0 (J544G)- Poliglactina 910-Ethicon--Sao Jose dos Campos, SP, Brasil) (Figure 1) (PARKS, 1983).