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tr.v. lux·ated, lux·ating, lux·ates
To put out of joint; dislocate.

lux·a′tion n.


To loosen or dislocate the tooth from the socket.
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Nanna has been diagnosed with luxating patellas, an uncommon hereditary condition in cats in which the patella (knee cap) moves in an abnormal position.
A I would advise surgery to correct this - known as luxating patellas.