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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The slipping or falling out of place of an organ (as the uterus).

Usage examples (27)
  • This, the coming-of-Buddha symptom, Dr. Anderson describes as prolapsus.
  • For reduction of prolapsus ani, .... .5 00 -- 10 00
  • Nannie still is troubled with the uncomfortable feeling re-sulting from prolapsus uteri.
  • Under these circumstances the ligaments lose their elasticity, and as a result we have prolapsus or falling of the womb. for more
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