prolapse

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prolapse

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

[′prō‚laps]
(medicine)
The falling or sinking down of a part or organ.
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But, he added, a comprehensive look at the issue would have to include deaths from hysterectomies, bladder suspensions, prolapse of the uterus, and other procedures that can result from vaginal delivery.
"She suffered from a ventral hernia and prolapse of the uterus that would have made sexual intercourse not only uncomfortable but distasteful.
The fruit was used in the previous days for temporarily reducing the prolapse of the uterus (6).