Definition of avulse in US English:

avulse

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).

Pronunciation

avulse

/əˈvəls//əˈvəls/