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Overview page. Subjects: Law — Science and Mathematics.

The rapid and easily perceived increase in a parcel of land due to natural occurrences such as the sudden change in a river's course (cf accretion), which does not affect ...

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avulsion

Overview page. Subjects: Law — Science and Mathematics.

The rapid and easily perceived increase in a parcel of land due to natural occurrences such as the sudden change in a river's course (cf accretion), which does not affect ...

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avulsion

Overview page. Subjects: Dentistry.

The detachment of a tooth from its socket due to trauma. It may be complete or partial. A completely avulsed tooth may be reimplanted. Prior to reimplantation, the root surface should not...

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avulsion

John Lackie.

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 3 words.

Tearing away.

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avulsion

Christopher Gorse, David Johnston and Martin Pritchard.

in A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 14 words.

Sudden removal or loss of land by the action of water (a flood).

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avulsion

Edited by MICHAEL ALLABY.

in A Dictionary of Earth Sciences

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 47 words.

Lateral displacement of a stream from its main channel into a new course across its floodplain. Normally it is

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avulsion

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 47 words.

The lateral displacement of a stream from its main channel into a new course across its *flood-plain. Normally

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avulsion

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 47 words.

The lateral displacement of a stream from its main channel into a new course across its *flood-plain. Normally

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avulsion

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 47 words.

The lateral displacement of a stream from its main channel into a new course across its *floodplain. Normally

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avulsion

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 47 words.

The lateral displacement of a stream from its main channel into a new course across its *floodplain. Normally

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avulsion

Susan Mayhew.

in A Dictionary of Geography

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 67 words.

The abandonment of all or part of a channel belt in favour of a new course (Stouthaven and Berensen

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