Meaning of prolapse

pro•lapse

Pronunciation: (n.prō-laps', prō'lapsv.prō-laps'), [key]
— n., v., -lapsed, -laps•ing.
—n.
  1. a falling down of an organ or part, as the uterus, from its normal position.
—v.i.
  1. to fall or slip down or out of place.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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