-ptosis

-ptosis

 
word element [Gr.], downward displacement. adj., adj -ptot´ic.
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-ptosis

A sinking down or prolapse of an organ.
[G. ptōsis, a falling]
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-ptosis

Suffix meaning a sinking down or prolapse of an organ.
[G. ptōsis, a falling]
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