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sever

To separate, as when the mineral interests are severed from the surface rights in real property.

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As Severing wrote on his lengthy final testimony: 'The economic conditions of England, the home of the poor, are marked by destitution and squalor, the light of heaven being closed out from miserable tenement rooms and alleys.
The concept of devulcanization or the severing of sulfur bonds has been explored to a limited degree.
The applicant proposed severing off a surplus farm dwelling.
Severing the spinal cord cuts the axons, the long tendrils of neurons that extend up and down the spinal cord.
Since only a small percentage of human spinal cord injuries involve a complete severing of the spinal cord, the contusion model most closely mimics a typical human spinal cord injury, and is therefore most likely to be predictive of efficacy in human beings.
In an unusual finding that suggests a new strategy for healing damaged spinal cords, scientists have shown that severing nerve fibers in the body's periphery stimulates repair of related fibers within the cord.
PHOTO (1) Los Angeles city firefighters prepare to transport a Van Nuys man hurt in a Pacoima auto crash Wednesday, nearly severing his arm.
The disposable cutter constricts the cord in both places to prevent loss of blood and body fluids, severing it in one simple motion while the clamp attached to the cord closest to the baby remains in place for 48 to 78 hours until dry.