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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.
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(Pathology) (tr) pathol to put (a shoulder, knee, etc) out of joint; dislocate
[C17: from Latin luxāre to displace, from luxus dislocated; related to Greek loxos oblique]
luxˈation n
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(ˈlʌk seɪt)

v.t. -at•ed, -at•ing.
to put out of joint; dislocate: The accident luxated the left shoulder.
[1615–25; < Latin luxātus, past participle of luxāre to put out of joint, derivative of luxus dislocated]
lux•a′tion, n.
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Past participle: luxated
Gerund: luxating

I luxate
you luxate
he/she/it luxates
we luxate
you luxate
they luxate
I luxated
you luxated
he/she/it luxated
we luxated
you luxated
they luxated
Present Continuous
I am luxating
you are luxating
he/she/it is luxating
we are luxating
you are luxating
they are luxating
Present Perfect
I have luxated
you have luxated
he/she/it has luxated
we have luxated
you have luxated
they have luxated
Past Continuous
I was luxating
you were luxating
he/she/it was luxating
we were luxating
you were luxating
they were luxating
Past Perfect
I had luxated
you had luxated
he/she/it had luxated
we had luxated
you had luxated
they had luxated
I will luxate
you will luxate
he/she/it will luxate
we will luxate
you will luxate
they will luxate
Future Perfect
I will have luxated
you will have luxated
he/she/it will have luxated
we will have luxated
you will have luxated
they will have luxated
Future Continuous
I will be luxating
you will be luxating
he/she/it will be luxating
we will be luxating
you will be luxating
they will be luxating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been luxating
you have been luxating
he/she/it has been luxating
we have been luxating
you have been luxating
they have been luxating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been luxating
you will have been luxating
he/she/it will have been luxating
we will have been luxating
you will have been luxating
they will have been luxating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been luxating
you had been luxating
he/she/it had been luxating
we had been luxating
you had been luxating
they had been luxating
I would luxate
you would luxate
he/she/it would luxate
we would luxate
you would luxate
they would luxate
Past Conditional
I would have luxated
you would have luxated
he/she/it would have luxated
we would have luxated
you would have luxated
they would have luxated
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.luxate - move out of position; "dislocate joints"; "the artificial hip joint luxated and had to be put back surgically"
move, displace - cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"
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The right foot had a large wound centered over the tarsometatarsophalangeal joints, through which one could see the joint surfaces of a luxated second digit and subluxated third digit.
If they tear a CrCL, the luxated patella should be surgically corrected at the same time the knee ligament is repaired.
External inflammatory and replacement resorption of luxated, and avulsed replanted permanent incisors: a review and case presentation.
Similarly, in a study by Roeykens H, et al.20 2 severely luxated central incisors involved in a clinically and radiographically detectable alveolar bone fracture were unresponsive to cold tests, whereas reproducible values indicating vitality were obtained for LDF starting at 7 weeks.
He arrived at the Millbrook Animal Centre showing signs that he couldn't walk and was diagnosed with Luxated Patella, also known as a floating kneecap which means that his knees dislocate leading to lameness and pain.
Interestingly, the splinting of luxated teeth with orthodontic bands, a technique used prior to that of acid-etched wires, was also found to be significantly related to the development of PCO.
In follow-up, we learned that the epidural catheter was luxated during transport and thus removed.
In order to minimize surgical trauma, the tooth was sectioned with a Lindemann burr (Komet Inc., Lemgo, Germany) under copious irrigation with sterile saline, and each root was independently mobilized and carefully luxated using periotomes and elevators.
PFCL has been used already to protect the macula while removing luxated lens material or IOL [19].
Generally, laterally luxated incisors need repositioning and splinting if alveolar fracture occurred, although in some cases they may return to their original position.3,7 After administration of local anaesthesia, the alveolar fragment can commonly be repositioned and splinted.
(13) reported a case that presented with superotemporally luxated microspherophakic lenses.