Meaning of luxation in English:


Pronunciation /lʌkˈseɪʃ(ə)n/



See luxate

‘luxations should be treated as soon as possible’
  • ‘Teeth subject to intrusive luxation have been intruded into the alveolar bone, which may occur to the point that the teeth are not visible.’
  • ‘Teeth subject to lateral or extrusive luxation have been displaced and are loose.’
  • ‘Among them are patellar luxation (a slipped or dislocated knee joint), spinal cord problems and hydrocephalus.’
  • ‘Diabetes, deafness, epilepsy and patellar luxation - an abnormally shallow groove in the knees, so that the knee cap slips in and out of position - are other minor health-related concerns.’
  • ‘Shar-pei are subject to hip and elbow dysplasia and patellar luxation, in which the knee cap slips in and out of position.’