• (n.) The falling down of a part through the orifice with which it is naturally connected, especially of the uterus or the rectum. • (v. i.) To fall down or out; to protrude.
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a downward protrusion of an internal organ out of its normal cavity. The term is usually applied to protrusion of the rectum or of the uterus outside ...
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(L. prolapsus; pro before + labi to fall) 1. the falling down, or sinking, of a part or viscus; procidentia. 2. to undergo such displacement.
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prolapse, prolapsus; prolapses (pl); prolapsed 1. A slippage or sinking of a body organ or part; such as, a valve of the heart from its usual position. 2. To slip or to fall out of its proper place in the body; prolapsed. 3. A sinking of an organ or other part, especially its appearance at a natur...
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[band] The group`s line-up comprised: "Scottish" Mick Derrick (vocals), Linda Steelyard (vocals), David Jeffreys (guitar), Patrick Marsden (guitar), "Geordie" Mick Harrison (bass), Tim Pattison (drums), Donald Ross Skinner (keyboards). Prolapse formed in the summer of 1991 under a table at L...
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Prolapse literally means "to fall out of place‚" from the Latin prolabi meaning "to fall out." In medicine, prolapse is a condition where organs, such as the uterus, fall down or slip out of place. It is used for organs protruding through the vagina or the rectum or for the misalignment of the va...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: prō-laps′ Definitions: 1. To sink down, said of an organ or other part. 2. A sinking of an organ or other part, especially its appearance at a natural or artificial orifice.
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Displacement of an organ due to the effects of strain in weakening the supporting tissues. The term is most often used with regard to the rectum (due to chronic bowel problems) or the uterus (following several pregnancies)
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A bulging through or protrusion of a tissue or organ.
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1) Descensus 2) Disability 3) Disablement 4) Handicap 5) Impairment 6) Prolapsus 7) Slide out of place 8) Slippage, to an anatomist
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