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prolapse

1prolapse

noun pro·lapse \prō-ˈlaps, ˈprō-ˌ\

medical : a condition in which an organ in your body moves down below its normal position

Full Definition of PROLAPSE

:  the falling down or slipping of a body part from its usual position or relations

Origin of PROLAPSE

New Latin prolapsus, from Late Latin, fall, from Latin prolabi to fall or slide forward, from pro- forward + labi to slide — more at pro-, sleep
First Known Use: circa 1834

Rhymes with PROLAPSE

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verb pro·lapse \prō-ˈlaps\
pro·lapsedpro·laps·ing

Definition of PROLAPSE

intransitive verb
:  to undergo prolapse

First Known Use of PROLAPSE

1876

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