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prolapse

pro·lapse

prolapse

 
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
pronunciation: pro laeps [or] pro laeps
definition: the falling down or slipping out of place of a body part or organ, esp. the uterus.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
pronunciation: pro laeps
inflections: prolapsed, prolapses, prolapsing
definition: to fall or slip out of place.
Word Parts
The word prolapse contains the following part:
laps Latin root that means slip, fall back
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