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pro·lapse

 (prō-lăps′) Medicine
intr.v. pro·lapsed, pro·laps·ing, pro·laps·es
To fall or slip out of place.
n. prolapse (prō′lăps′, prō-lăps′) also pro·lap·sus (prō-lăp′səs)
The falling down or slipping out of place of an organ or part, such as the uterus.

[Latin prōlābī, prōlāps-, to fall down : prō-, forward; see pro-1 + lābī, to fall.]

prolapse

(ˈprəʊlæps; prəʊˈlæps) pathol
n
(Pathology) Also called: prolapsus the sinking or falling down of an organ or part, esp the womb. Compare proptosis
vb (intr)
(Pathology) (of an organ, etc) to sink from its normal position
[C17: from Latin prōlābi to slide along, from pro-1 + lābī to slip]

pro•lapse

(n. proʊˈlæps, ˈproʊ læps; v. proʊˈlæps)

n., v. -lapsed, -laps•ing. n.
1. a falling down of an organ or part, as the uterus, from its normal position.
v.i.
2. to fall or slip down or out of place.
[1555–65; < Late Latin prōlāpsus a slipping forth. See pro-1, lapse]

prolapse


Past participle: prolapsed
Gerund: prolapsing

Imperative
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Present
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
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Past Continuous
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Past Perfect
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Future
I will prolapse
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Future Perfect
I will have prolapsed
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Future Continuous
I will be prolapsing
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been prolapsing
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
I would prolapse
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Past Conditional
I would have prolapsed
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prolapse

The slipping of an organ or tissue into an abnormal position, as with a prolapsed uterus or prolapsed intervertebral disk.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.prolapse - the slipping or falling out of place of an organ (as the uterus)
enteroptosis - an abnormally downward position of the intestines in the abdominal cavity
glossoptosis - abnormal downward or back placement of the tongue
disability, disablement, handicap, impairment - the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness; "reading disability"; "hearing impairment"
descensus uteri, metroptosis - prolapse of the uterus
nephroptosia, nephroptosis - prolapse of the kidney
ptosis - drooping of the upper eyelid caused by muscle paralysis and weakness
ureterocele - prolapse of the end of the ureter into the bladder; may obstruct urine flow
urethrocele - prolapse of the urethra into the vagina
Verb1.prolapse - slip or fall out of place, as of body parts; "prolapsed rectum"
come down, descend, go down, fall - move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way; "The temperature is going down"; "The barometer is falling"; "The curtain fell on the diva"; "Her hand went up and then fell again"
Translations

prolapse

[ˈprəʊlæps] N (Med) → prolapso m

prolapse

[ˈprəʊlæps]
nprolapsus m

prolapse

n (Med) → Vorfall m, → Prolaps m (spec)

prolapse

[ˈprəʊlæps] n (Med) → prolasso

pro·lapse

n. prolapso, caída de un órgano o parte.

prolapse

n prolapso; mitral-valve — prolapso de la válvula mitral; rectal — prolapso rectal or del recto; uterine — prolapso uterino or del útero
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Also known as click-murmur syndrome, Barlow's syndrome or floppy valve syndrome, mitral valve prolapse includes symptoms such as chest pain, dizziness, fatigue, heart palpitations and shortness of breath.
In mitral valve prolapse (also called Click-Murmur Syndrome, Barlow's Syndrome, Balloon Mitral Valve and Floppy Valve Syndrome), one or both mitral valve leaflets are enlarged or their supporting strings are too long.