\lʌksˈe͡ɪʃən], \lʌksˈeɪʃən], \l_ʌ_k_s_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n]\
Definitions of LUXATION
- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1913 - Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
- 1898 - Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today.
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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By Noah Webster.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By William R. Warner
By James Champlin Fernald
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
A displacement of a part from its proper situation. A putting out of joint. A displacement of two or more bones, whose articular surfaces have lost, wholly, or in part, their natural connexion; either owing to external violence, (accidental luxation,) or to disease of some of the parts about the joint (spontaneous luxation.) Luxation is complete when the bones have entirely lost their natural connexion; incomplete, when they partly preserve it; and compound, when a wound communicates with the luxated joint. The general indications of treatment, are: - 1. To reduce the protruded bone to its original place. 2. To retain it in situ. 3. To obviate any attendant or consequent symptoms. To reduce requires extension, counter-extension, and coaptation.
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