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luxation

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noun lux·a·tion \ˌlək-ˈsā-shən\

Definition of luxation

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



Origin and Etymology of luxation

Late Latin luxation-, luxatio, from Latin luxare to dislocate, from luxus dislocated — more at lock


First Known Use: 1552


Medical Dictionary

luxation

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noun lux·a·tion \ˌlək-ˈsā-shən\

Medical Definition of luxation

  1. :  dislocation of an anatomical part




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