Share this entry

Share this page


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

Share this page


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

Word of the day coxcomb
Pronunciation: ˈkɒkskəʊm
a vain and conceited man; a dandy