prolapse(redirected from prolapse of the umbilical cord)
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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
(Pathology) Also called: prolapsus the sinking or falling down of an organ or part, esp the womb. Compare proptosis
(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.
Past participle: prolapsed
The slipping of an organ or tissue into an abnormal position, as with a prolapsed uterus or prolapsed intervertebral disk.
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|Noun||1.||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"
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
|Verb||1.||prolapse - slip or fall out of place, as of body parts; "prolapsed rectum"|
prolapse[ˈprəʊlæps] N (Med) → prolapso m
n → prolapsus m
prolapse[ˈprəʊlæps] n (Med) → prolasso
n. prolapso, caída de un órgano o parte.