Share this entry

prolapsus Line breaks: pro|lap¦sus
Pronunciation: /prəʊˈlapsəs/

Definition of prolapsus in English:


[mass noun]
Technical term for prolapse.


Late 18th century: modern Latin, from late Latin, literally 'fall'.

Definition of prolapsus in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

More on prolapsus

Nearby words

Translate prolapsus

into Italian
Word of the day confidant
Pronunciation: ˈkɒnfɪdant
a person with whom one shares a secret...