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prolapse

División en sílabas: pro·lapse

Definición de prolapse en inglés:

sustantivo

Pronunciación: /prōˈlaps, ˈprōˌlaps
 
 
/
1A slipping forward or down of one of the parts or organs of the body: a rectal prolapse
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Videodefecography is specifically designed to evaluate evacuatory disorders such as rectal prolapse and rectocele.
  • Mechanical problems with colostomies include herniation, prolapse, and stenosis.
  • Other causes include rectal prolapse, diarrheal states, radiation injury to the rectum and overflow fecal incontinence secondary to impaction.
1.1A prolapsed part or organ, especially a uterus or rectum.

verbo

Pronunciación: /prōˈlaps
 
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[no object] (usually as adjective prolapsed) Volver al principio  
(Of a part or organ of the body) slip forward or down: a prolapsed uterus
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Haemorrhoids that remain prolapsed may develop thrombosis and gangrene.
  • The lesion moved with the pulmonary valve and prolapsed back and forth across the valve, suggesting a cardiac tumor.
  • Echocardiography revealed a thin, mobile mass at the level of the pulmonary valve that prolapsed through the valve during diastole.

Origen

mid 18th century: from Latin prolaps- 'slipped forward', from the verb prolabi, from pro- 'forward, down' + labi 'to slip'.

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