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From Late Latin luxatio: compare French luxation.
luxation (countable and uncountable, plural luxations)
- (medicine) The act of luxating, or the state of being luxated; a dislocation or displacement.
- lens luxation
- 1818, Samuel Cooper, A Dictionary of Practical Surgery:
- The fore-arm, in this luxation, is in a state of half-flexion
- 2000, Hamish Denny, Steve Butterworth, A Guide to Canine and Feline Orthopaedic Surgery:
- a laterally bowed distal femur might allow medial patellar luxation. As this repeatedly luxates, the medial trochlear ridge may become worn down, thereby increasing the frequency of luxation.
the act of luxating or the state of being luxated — see dislocation
- “luxation”, in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, Springfield, Mass.: G. & C. Merriam, 1913, →OCLC.
Borrowed from Late Latin luxātiōnem; synchronically analysable as luxer + -ation.
luxation f (plural luxations)
- “luxation”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.
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