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English definition of “prolapse”


noun [C]     /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     /-læpst/ adjective a prolapsed wombGeneral bodily disorders
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