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luxate

División en sílabas: lux·ate
Pronunciación: /ˈləksāt
 
/

Definición de luxate en inglés:

verbo

[with object] Medicine
Dislocate.
Example sentences
  • The hind-leg problems that trouble Boston terriers are known as luxating patella, a dislocation of the small, flat, moveable bone at the front of the knee.
  • Any luxated tooth that interferes with normal occlusion requires immediate dental evaluation and treatment to avoid pain and further complications.
  • The patella can become luxated, or dislocated, either as a result of trauma or because of a congenital malformation of the leg.

Origen

early 17th century: from Latin luxat- 'dislocated', from the verb luxare, from luxus 'out of joint'.

Derivados

luxation

1
Pronunciación: /ˌləkˈsāSHən/
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • Teeth subject to intrusive luxation have been intruded into the alveolar bone, which may occur to the point that the teeth are not visible.
  • Teeth subject to lateral or extrusive luxation have been displaced and are loose.
  • Among them are patellar luxation (a slipped or dislocated knee joint), spinal cord problems and hydrocephalus.

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