luxate

[luhk-seyt]
verb (used with object), luxated, luxating. Chiefly Medicine/Medical.
to put out of joint; dislocate: The accident luxated the left shoulder.

Origin:
1615–25; < Latin luxātus (past participle of luxāre to put out of joint), equivalent to lux(us) dislocated (cognate with Greek loxós oblique) + -ā- theme vowel + -tus past participle suffix

luxation, noun
unluxated, adjective
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luxate (ˈlʌkseɪt)
 
vb
(tr) pathol to put (a shoulder, knee, etc) out of joint; dislocate
 
[C17: from Latin luxāre to displace, from luxus dislocated; related to Greek loxos oblique]
 
lux'ation
 
n

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luxate lux·ate (lŭk'sāt')
v. lux·at·ed, lux·at·ing, lux·ates
To put out of joint; dislocate.


lux·a'tion n.
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Example sentences for luxation
In addition to back problems, the breed is also prone to patellar luxation.
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