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VERB (1)

1. move out of position;
- Example: "dislocate joints"
- Example: "the artificial hip joint luxated and had to be put back surgically"
[syn: dislocate, luxate, splay, slip]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Luxate \Lux"ate\, a. [L. luxatus, p. p. of luxare to dislocate.] Luxated. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Luxate \Lux"ate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Luxated; p. pr. & vb. n. Luxating.] To displace, or remove from its proper place, as a joint; to put out of joint; to dislocate. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

luxate v 1: move out of position; "dislocate joints"; "the artificial hip joint luxated and had to be put back surgically" [syn: dislocate, luxate, splay, slip]