Definition of avulse in English:

avulse

Pronunciation /əˈvəls/

See synonyms for avulse

transitive verb

[with object]Medicine
  • Pull or tear away.

    ‘all hairs were avulsed from the root’
    • ‘replantation of avulsed permanent teeth’

Origin

Mid 18th century from Latin avulsus, past participle of avellere (see avulsion).