Definition of luxation in English:

luxation

noun

Medicine
  • See luxate

    ‘luxations should be treated as soon as possible’
    • ‘Shar-pei are subject to hip and elbow dysplasia and patellar luxation, in which the knee cap slips in and out of position.’
    • ‘Teeth subject to intrusive luxation have been intruded into the alveolar bone, which may occur to the point that the teeth are not visible.’
    • ‘Among them are patellar luxation (a slipped or dislocated knee joint), spinal cord problems and hydrocephalus.’
    • ‘Diabetes, deafness, epilepsy and patellar luxation - an abnormally shallow groove in the knees, so that the knee cap slips in and out of position - are other minor health-related concerns.’
    • ‘Teeth subject to lateral or extrusive luxation have been displaced and are loose.’

Pronunciation

luxation

/lʌkˈseɪʃ(ə)n/