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[L. prolapsus, a falling forward]
A falling or dropping down of an organ or internal part, such as the uterus or rectum.
SEE: mitral valve prolapse; SEE: procidentia; SEE: ptosis
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Prolapse." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/768001/all/prolapse.
Prolapse. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/768001/all/prolapse. Accessed June 1, 2023.
Prolapse. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th ed.). F.A. Davis Company. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/768001/all/prolapse
Prolapse [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. [cited 2023 June 01]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/768001/all/prolapse.
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