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subluxation

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[sub- + luxation]

1. A partial or incomplete dislocation.
2. In dentistry, injury to supporting tissues that results in abnormal loosening of teeth without displacement or rotation. When loosely applied to the temporomandibular joint, subluxation refers to the relaxation or stretching of the capsule and ligaments that results in popping noises during movement or partial dislocation of the mandible forward.


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Citation

Venes, Donald, editor. "Subluxation." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/739254/all/subluxation.
Subluxation. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/739254/all/subluxation. Accessed March 22, 2019.
Subluxation. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/739254/all/subluxation
Subluxation [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 March 22]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/739254/all/subluxation.
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