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sub·lux·a·tion

 (sŭb′lŭk-sā′shən)
n.
Incomplete or partial dislocation of a bone in a joint.

sub•lux•a•tion

(ˌsʌb lʌkˈseɪ ʃən)

n.
partial dislocation, as of a joint.
[1680–90; < New Latin subluxātiō; see sub-, luxate, -tion]
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Noun1.subluxation - partial displacement of a joint or organ
luxation - displacement or misalignment of a joint or organ
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sub·lux·a·tion

a. subluxación, dislocación incompleta.

subluxation

n subluxación f
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