prolapse

(redirected from cloacal prolapse)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.

prolapse

Pathol
the sinking or falling down of an organ or part, esp the womb

prolapse

[′prō‚laps]
(medicine)
The falling or sinking down of a part or organ.
References in periodicals archive ?
For optimal treatment success in cases of cloacal prolapse, the underlying cause must be considered and managed.
The purpose of this study was to review cases of cloacal prolapse in raptors that were presented to our practice in Swindon, UK, for evaluation and treatment.
Sixteen cases of cloacal prolapse were identified: 2 cases of cloacolith, 9 cases of colonic prolapse, and 5 cases of oviductal prolapse.