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