dis·in·ser·tion -(.)in-'sər-shən n
1) rupture of a tendon at its point of attachment to a bone
2) peripheral separation of the retina from its attachment at the ora serrata

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dis·in·ser·tion (dis″in-surґshən) 1. rupture of a tendon from its insertion into a bone. 2. detachment of the retina at its periphery; retinodialysis.

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