What is another word for luxation?

41 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ lʌksˈe͡ɪʃən], [ lʌksˈe‍ɪʃən], [ l_ʌ_k_s_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n]

Luxation is a medical term used to describe the dislocation or displacement of a joint from its proper position. Some synonyms for the word luxation include dislocation, subluxation, and joint displacement. Dislocation is the most common synonym for luxation, and it refers to the partial or complete separation of two bones in a joint. Subluxation, on the other hand, describes a partial dislocation where the bones in a joint are only partially displaced. Joint displacement, like luxation, is a general term used to describe any movement or shift in a joint that causes it to be out of place. Regardless of the synonym used, luxation is a painful and potentially serious condition that requires prompt medical attention.

What are the hypernyms for Luxation?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Luxation?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

What are the opposite words for luxation?

Luxation refers to the dislocation or displacement of a bone from its normal position in a joint. The antonyms for luxation are the opposite of the term, meaning putting something back into its original position or restoring it to its normal state. The most common antonyms for luxation are reduction, repositioning, alignment, realignment, and relocation. These terms describe the act of putting something back into its proper place or correcting a previous displacement. In medical terms, these antonyms are used to describe the process of fixing a dislocated bone or joint back into its place through manipulation or surgery.

What are the antonyms for Luxation?

Usage examples for Luxation

Don Ciccio was put to bed directly, and a surgeon sent for, who consoled him by saying that it was only a simple luxation, and that he would be well again in a few days.
"The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons"
Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
This luxation can be noticed best when standing in front of the animal.
"Common Diseases of Farm Animals"
R. A. Craig, D. V. M.
When partial, portions of the articular surfaces remain in apposition, and the injury is known as a sub-luxation.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition."
Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson

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