luxate

luxate
['lʌkseɪt]
verb Medicine dislocate.
Derivatives
luxation noun
Origin
C17: from L. luxat-, luxare 'dislocate', from luxus 'out of joint'.

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  • Luxate — Lux ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Luxated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Luxating}.] To displace, or remove from its proper place, as a joint; to put out of joint; to dislocate. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Luxate — Lux ate, a. [L. luxatus, p. p. of luxare to dislocate.] Luxated. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • luxate — I verb break, detach, disconnect, disengage, disjoin, disjoint, dislocate, dispart, displace, dissever, dissociate, disunite, eject, expel, part, put out of joint, put out of place, rend, rive, separate, sever, sunder, throw out of gear, unhinge …   Law dictionary

  • luxate — [luk′sāt΄] vt. luxated, luxating [< L luxatus, pp. of luxare, to dislocate < luxus, dislocated < IE base * leug , to bend > LOCK1, Gr loxos, slanting] to put out of joint; dislocate luxation n …   English World dictionary

  • luxate — luxation, n. /luk sayt/, v.t., luxated, luxating. Chiefly Med. to put out of joint; dislocate: The accident luxated the left shoulder. [1615 25; < L luxatus (ptp. of luxare to put out of joint), equiv. to lux(us) dislocated (c. Gk loxós oblique)… …   Universalium

  • luxate — verb To dislocate …   Wiktionary

  • luxate — lux·ate lək .sāt vt, lux·at·ed; lux·at·ing to throw out of place or out of joint: DISLOCATE <the...fractured and luxated teeth were removed (Dental Abstracts)> <a luxated patella> …   Medical dictionary

  • luxate — lux·ate || lÊŒkseɪt v. dislocate, put out of joint (of a bone) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • luxate — v. a. Dislocate, disjoint, displace, put out of joint …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • luxate — lux·ate …   English syllables

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