- A sinking or prolapse of an organ or part.
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Examples from the Web for procidentia
Prolapsus and procidentia in the adult are much less manageable; indeed, these conditions are usually very obstinate.
He detailed some cases of extirpatio uteri for procidentia and developed the technique of inunctions of mercury for lues.The Century of Columbus
James J. Walsh
Procidentia: the narrow projecting tip of 7th dorsal segment in Nematinae.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
John. B. Smith
Procidentia of the cord may be very serious for the child; in fact, it is a frequent cause of its death.
Prolapse and procidentia are different degrees of the same variety of displacement.