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dislocate

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transitive verb dis·lo·cate \ˈdis-lō-ˌkāt, -lə-; (ˈ)dis-ˈlō-ˌkāt\

Medical Definition of dislocate

dislocated; dislocating

  1. :  to put (a body part) out of order by displacing a bone from its normal connections with another bone <he dislocated his shoulder>; also :  to displace (a bone) from normal connections with another bone <the humerus was dislocated in the fall>





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