luxate


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luxate

(lŭk′sāt′)
tr.v. lux·ated, lux·ating, lux·ates
To put out of joint; dislocate.

lux·a′tion n.

Luxate

To loosen or dislocate the tooth from the socket.
Mentioned in: Tooth Extraction

luxate

(luk´sāt),
v to be forced out of place or joint; to be displaced; to dislocate.
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