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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.]
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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]
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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.
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Past participle: prolapsed
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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"|
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prolapse[ˈprəʊlæps] N (Med) → prolapso m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
n → prolapsus m
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Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
prolapse[ˈprəʊlæps] n (Med) → prolasso
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
n. prolapso, caída de un órgano o parte.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
prolapsen prolapso; mitral-valve — prolapso de la válvula mitral; rectal — prolapso rectal or del recto; uterine — prolapso uterino or del útero
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