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subluxation

Pronunciation: sub'luk-sa'shun

Definition: An incomplete luxation or dislocation; although a relationship is altered, contact between joint surfaces remains.

Synonym(s): semiluxation

[sub- + L. locatio, luxation (dislocation)]

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