luxation

noun
lux·​a·​tion | \ ˌlək-ˈsā-shən How to pronounce luxation (audio) \

Definition of luxation

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

First Known Use of luxation

1552, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for luxation

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

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luxation

noun
lux·​a·​tion | \ ˌlək-ˈsā-shən How to pronounce luxation (audio) \

Medical Definition of luxation

: dislocation of an anatomical part

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