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Avulsion

In law, a situation in which the amount of land on a property increases or decreases due to a sudden (not a gradual) action of water. For example, a flood changing the course of a river may result in avulsion. Depending on the laws of the jurisdiction in which it occurs, an avulsion may or may not change property lines or even government borders.

avulsion

A sudden and perceptible loss or addition to property as a result of the action of water either taking soil from one property and leaving it on another,or by virtue of a river or other running water changing the course of its bed.The rule is that boundary lines described with reference to the midpoint of the stream will remain at the midpoint of the old stream, and not the midpoint of the new stream. This is because of the sudden nature of the change, so that people may reasonably notice and mark the location of the old stream bed as a matter of reference.

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Contralateral C7 nerve root transfer via prespinal route for the treatment of brachial plexus root avulsion (in Chinese).
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Knowledge of physicians in hospital emergency rooms in Israel on their role in case of avulsion of permanent incisors.
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Un nino de 8 anos de edad que sufrio avulsion dental en los dientes 11 y 21 (nomenclatura digito dos, 1 de abril del 2012), fue atendido por el odontologo general.
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