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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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