Definition Of luxates

verb

dislocate.

The hind-leg problems that trouble Boston terriers are known as luxating patella, a dislocation of the small, flat, moveable bone at the front of the knee.

Example Of luxates

  • An inherited tendency, luxating patella can be aggravated by excess weight.

  • Any luxated tooth that interferes with normal occlusion requires immediate dental evaluation and treatment to avoid pain and further complications.

  • The degree of abnormality can range from mild to extreme and can affect other skeletal problems including hip dysplasia, luxating patellae, osteochondritis dissecans and spina bifida.

  • The hind-leg problems that trouble Boston terriers are known as luxating patella, a dislocation of the small, flat, moveable bone at the front of the knee.

  • The patella can become luxated , or dislocated, either as a result of trauma or because of a congenital malformation of the leg.


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