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Definition 1: the slipping or falling out of place of an organ (as the uterus) - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for prolapse in the sense of this definition

(prolapse is a kind of ...) the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness

"reading disability" "hearing impairment"

(... is a kind of prolapse ) an abnormally downward position of the intestines in the abdominal cavity

(... is a kind of prolapse ) abnormal downward or back placement of the tongue

(... is a kind of prolapse ) prolapse of the uterus

(... is a kind of prolapse ) prolapse of the kidney

(... is a kind of prolapse ) drooping of the upper eyelid caused by muscle paralysis and weakness

(... is a kind of prolapse ) prolapse of the end of the ureter into the bladder; may obstruct urine flow

(... is a kind of prolapse ) prolapse of the urethra into the vagina

Definition 2: slip or fall out of place, as of body parts - [verb of motion]

Samples where prolapse or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • prolapsed rectum

(prolapse is a kind of ...) move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way

"The temperature is going down" "The barometer is falling" "The curtain fell on the diva" "Her hand went up and then fell again"

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