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English definition of “prolapse”

prolapse

noun [C] uk   /ˈprəʊ.læps/ us    /ˈproʊ-/ specialized
a medical condition in which an organ has moved down out of its usual position: a rectal prolapse/a prolapse of the rectumGeneral bodily disorders
prolapsed
adjective uk   /-læpst/ us  
a prolapsed wombGeneral bodily disorders
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