Definition of Subluxation

1. Noun. Partial displacement of a joint or organ.

Generic synonyms: Luxation
Derivative terms: Subluxate



Definition of Subluxation

1. n. An incomplete or partial dislocation.

Definition of Subluxation

1. Noun. (pathology) The partial dislocation of one of the bones of a joint. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Subluxation

1. [n -S]

Subluxation Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Subluxation Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Subluxation

sublobular
sublogarithmic
sublogic
sublogics
sublot
sublots
sublumbar
sublumic
subluminal
subluminous
sublunar
sublunary
sublunary sphere
subluxate
subluxated
subluxation (current term)
subluxations
sublytic
submachine
submachine gun
submachine guns
submachines
submagic
submammary
subman
submanager
submanagers
submandibular
submandibular gland
submandibular salivary gland

Literary usage of Subluxation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Principles of osteopathy by Dain Loren Tasker (1913)
"Quick Reduction of a subluxation.—A sub- luxation may be reduced slowly, and in such an instance no sound is heard. Quick, sharp force is required to ..."

2. Ophthalmic review (1902)
"On the Pathological Anatomy of Glaucoma Secondary to subluxation of the Lens. Archiv. fur Augenheilk., Bd. xlii., Heft 4. ..."

3. Dislocations and Joint-fractures by Frederic Jay Cotton (1910)
"HABITUAL subluxation FORWARD (WITHOUT TRAUMA) Certain persons develop, without any injury or other obvious cause, a subluxation in which the jaw slips ..."

4. A Manual of modern surgery, general and operative by John Chalmers Da Costa (1894)
"subluxation of the Head of the Radius.—This name is given to an injury which is very ... Hutchinson maintains that supination may cause subluxation. ..."

5. Lectures on Appendicitis and Notes on Other Subjects by Robert Tuttle Morris (1895)
"ECHANISM AND ANATOMY OF subluxation OF THE HEAD OF THE RADIUS. IN order to verify a theory which had already been accepted by some as tenable in reference ..."

6. Transactions of the American Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting by American Ophthalmological Society (1885)
"A CASE OF subluxation OF THE LENS, WITH DOUBLE RUPTURE OF THE CHOROID. RECOVERY, WITH GOOD VISION. By B. ALEX. RANDALL, MD, PHILADELPHIA, PA. ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Subluxation

Search for Subluxation on Dictionary.com!Search for Subluxation on Thesaurus.com!Search for Subluxation on Google!Search for Subluxation on Wikipedia!

Search