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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of luxate.


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  • When, therefore, they walk about before they are whole, the joints which have been luxated are cured incompletely; and, on that account, while walking about, they have pains in the leg from time to time.

    On Fractures

  • The elbow, when luxated, induces the most serious consequences, fevers, pain, nausea, vomiting of pure bile; and this especially in dislocations backward, from pressure on the nerve which occasions numbness; next to it is dislocation forward.

    Instruments Of Reduction

  • When a bone is luxated (out of joint), there has occurred a partial or complete rupture of certain ligaments or tendons; or a bone may be luxated when an abnormal or unusual elasticity of inhibitory ligaments or tendons obtains.

    Lameness of the Horse Veterinary Practitioners' Series, No. 1

  • In temporary luxations, disarticulation is but momentary and spontaneous reposition always results; while a fixed luxation does not reduce spontaneously but remains luxated until reposition is effected by proper manipulation and treatment.

    Lameness of the Horse Veterinary Practitioners' Series, No. 1

  • Throughout the dark ages and down to the present century, the hideous and unnecessary apparatus employed, each decade bringing forth new types, is abundantly pictured in the older books on surgery; in some almost recent works there are pictures of windlasses and of individuals making superhuman efforts to pull the luxated member back -- all of which were given to the student as advisable means of treatment.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • Born with cataract on the pupils of her eyes, the emotion of the moment at the Kasbah, when her father's life seemed to be once more in danger, had -- like a fall or a blow -- luxated the lens and left the pupils clear.

    The Scapegoat; a romance and a parable

  • The sternal end may be luxated either forwards, backwards, or upwards, being thrown before, behind, or above the sternum.

    An Epitome of Practical Surgery, for Field and Hospital.

  • When only one side is luxated, the efforts at reduction should be confined to that side alone In subluxation, constitutional remedies, such as iron, valerian, &c., should be administered, and repeated blisters applied directly over the joint.

    An Epitome of Practical Surgery, for Field and Hospital.

  • The part where it gets really over the top for me, the part that makes it memorable is when Ack-Ack's father says to the youths that they will have to push the luxated eyeballs back into the eye sockets with a stick ..

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • Andrew Taylor Still invented "osteopathy" based upon the theory that luxated bones interfere with blood circulation, producing all manner of diseases.



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