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English noun: prolapse

1. prolapse (state) the slipping or falling out of place of an organ (as the uterus)

Synonymsdescensus, prolapsus

Broader (hypernym)disability, disablement, handicap, impairment

Narrower (hyponym)descensus uteri, enteroptosis, glossoptosis, metroptosis, nephroptosia, nephroptosis, ptosis, ureterocele, urethrocele

English verb: prolapse

1. prolapse (motion) slip or fall out of place, as of body parts

SamplesProlapsed rectum.

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)come down, descend, fall, go down

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