American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To put out of joint; dislocate.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To displace or remove from its proper place, as a joint; put out of joint; dislocate.
- v. To dislocate
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. obsolete Luxated.
- v. To displace, or remove from its proper place, as a joint; to put out of joint; to dislocate.
- v. move out of position
- From Latin luxō (Wiktionary)
- Latin luxāre, luxāt-, from luxus, dislocated. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“All these ligaments being divided, as well as the internal and external, depress the metacarpus, and luxate the bones; finish cutting the fibrous bands which retain the joint, and also the palmar ligaments; and, then, gliding the knife under the palmar surface of the bones, cut a suitable flap from it.”
“-- Make an incision along its radial border, extending half an inch beyond each articulation; cautiously detach the skin and tendon from its dorsal surface and the muscles from its palmar face; have the edges held well apart and carry the knife through the upper articulation; then luxate the bone outwards and pass the knife completely along its inner surface; and finally carry the knife through its lower articulation.”
“After this is done luxate the wrist, pass the knife behind it and cut a flap from the anterior surface, one”
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