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[sub- + luxation]
1. A partial or incomplete dislocation.
2. In dentistry, injury to supporting tissues that results in abnormal loosening of teeth without displacement or rotation. When loosely applied to the temporomandibular joint, subluxation refers to the relaxation or stretching of the capsule and ligaments that results in popping noises during movement or partial dislocation of the mandible forward.
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Subluxation." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/739254/all/subluxation.
Subluxation. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/739254/all/subluxation. Accessed June 7, 2023.
Subluxation. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th ed.). F.A. Davis Company. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/739254/all/subluxation
Subluxation [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. [cited 2023 June 07]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/739254/all/subluxation.
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