luxation


lux·a·tion

noun \ˌlək-ˈsā-shən\

Definition of LUXATION

:  dislocation of an anatomical part (as a bone at a joint or the lens of the eye)

Origin of LUXATION

Late Latin luxation-, luxatio, from Latin luxare to dislocate, from luxus dislocated — more at lock
First Known Use: 1552

lux·a·tion

noun \ˌlək-ˈsā-shən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of LUXATION

: dislocation of an anatomical part

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