|1.||the act of displacing or the state of being displaced; disruption|
|2.||(esp of the bones in a joint) the state or condition of being dislocated|
|3.||a line, plane, or region in which there is a discontinuity in the regularity of a crystal lattice|
|4.||geology a less common word for fault|
dislocation dis·lo·ca·tion (dĭs'lō-kā'shən)
Displacement of a body part, especially the temporary displacement of a bone from its normal position; luxation.
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