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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 rectum
prolapsed
adjective uk   us   /-læpst/
a prolapsed womb
Translations of “prolapse”
in Chinese (Traditional) (器官的)脫垂,下垂,脫出…
in Chinese (Simplified) (器官的)脱垂,下垂,脱出…
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