disarticulate

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /dɪsɑː(ɹ)ˈtɪkjəleɪt/

Etymology[edit]

dis- +‎ articulate

Verb[edit]

disarticulate (third-person singular simple present disarticulates, present participle disarticulating, simple past and past participle disarticulated)

  1. (transitive) To disjoint.
  2. (transitive) To amputate (a limb) at a joint without cutting the bone.

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