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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
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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
I have been prolapsing
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been prolapsing
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been prolapsing
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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
References in periodicals archive ?
The case reported by Thornton and Harrison [13] was a 59-year-old woman with procidentia awaiting surgical intervention.
As in general hernia surgery, use of mesh prostheses should be considered for severe procidentia or recurrent prolapse.