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tr.v. lux·at·ed, lux·at·ing, lux·ates
To put out of joint; dislocate.

[Latin luxāre, luxāt-, from luxus, dislocated.]

lux·a′tion n.


1. the act of dislocating a bone or putting a joint out of position.
2. the condition of dislocation or being out of joint.
See also: Bones
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.luxation - displacement or misalignment of a joint or organ
shift, displacement - an event in which something is displaced without rotation
subluxation - partial displacement of a joint or organ


n (Med) → Luxation f (spec), → Verrenkung f (eines Gelenks)


n. luxación, dislocación.
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One of which is lens luxation, whereby the lens comes through the pupil and can alter the internal pressure of the eye.
Coffee has a coxofemoral (hip) joint luxation that can only be corrected by surgery.
Intrusive luxation of tooth due to bite block after oral endotracheal intubation.
Chiaramonte will be discussing the rehabilitation of dogs and cats with cranial cruciate ligament disease, patellar luxation, hip dysplasia, osteoarthritis and lameness.
Repair of a coracoid luxation and a tibiotarsal fracture in a bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus).
Enamel defects commonly seen on permanent teeth suggest that luxation of primary teeth is common.
Following administration of local anesthesia, the extraction was carried out atraumatically (with flapless technique and separation of periodontal ligaments around the teeth and carefully luxation using periotomes).
It's a condition called patellar luxation, which is common in Jack Russells.
Arthroscopic therapy of recurrent anterior luxation of the shoulder by capsular repair.
Le joueur, dont le poste demande de pousser en premiere ligne de melee et de lancer en touche, souffre "d'un hematome a la cuisse droite ainsi que d'une double luxation acromio-claviculaire des epaules droite et gauche", a precise l'encadrement du XV de France dans un communique, deux heures a peine apres avoir rejoint le Centre national du rugby (CNR) de Marcoussis (Essonne).