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Prolapsus

noun
1.
The slipping or falling out of place of an organ (as the uterus).  Synonyms: descensus, prolapse.






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... of obstetrics we find chapters on the signs of conception, on the urine in pregnant women, on difficult labor, prolapsus uteri, retention of the placenta, post partum hemorrhage, afterpains, and the oedema of pregnancy. The causes of difficult labor, according to Gilbert, are malposition, dropsy, immoderate size and death of the fetus, debility of the uterus and obstruction of the maternal passages. ...
— Gilbertus Anglicus - Medicine of the Thirteenth Century • Henry Ebenezer Handerson



Words linked to "Prolapsus" :   metroptosis, handicap, disablement, nephroptosia, enteroptosis, ptosis, disability, impairment, descensus uteri, urethrocele, nephroptosis, ureterocele, glossoptosis



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