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prop·to·sis

 (prŏp-tō′sĭs)
n. pl. prop·to·ses (-sēz)
Forward displacement of an organ, especially an eyeball.

[Late Latin proptōsis, prolapse, from Greek, from propiptein, to fall forward : pro-, forward; see pro-2 + piptein, ptō-, to fall; see pet- in Indo-European roots.]

proptosis

(prɒpˈtəʊsɪs)
n, pl -ses (-siːz)
(Pathology) pathol the forward displacement of an organ or part, such as the eyeball. See also exophthalmos Compare prolapse
[C17: via Late Latin from Greek, from propiptein to fall forwards]

prop•to•sis

(prɒpˈtoʊ sɪs)

n.
1. the forward displacement of an organ.
[1670–80; < New Latin < Greek próptōsis a fall forward. See pro-2, ptosis]
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prop·to·sis

n. proptosis, desplazamiento de un órgano hacia adelante tal como el globo ocular.

proptosis

n proptosis f
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