prolapse

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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.
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It has also been suggested that the enlarged prolapsing mitral valve may induce abnormal stress on the papillary muscles leading to stretch induced arrhythmias by mechanoelectrical feedback mechanism13.
The prolapse predominantly involves the anterior vagina, with her cervix prolapsing to 2 cm within the hymenal ring.
It is readily available, affordable and can objectively confirm the prolapsing structure in the different compartments.