- dislocation fracture,
Origin of dislocation
Examples from the Web for dislocation
One feels the same sense of dislocation reading Zweig, his world is indeed a “world of yesterday”.
During the height of the crisis, Westergaard described the disorientation and dislocation of living under guard.
Nine years later, after the turmoil of war and dislocation, that number had risen (slightly) to 1,162,100.
That dislocation takes a physical shape in a series of stories about a man who finds a talking severed head.
This picture might well exemplify the dislocation between old and new in the movement of the dress and the stasis of the dancer.
Admirable, too, is the Hippocratic description of dislocation of the shoulder and of the jaw.The Legacy of Greece|Various
There is no particular difference in the handling of carpal luxation and dislocation of other bones.Lameness of the Horse|John Victor Lacroix
Dislocation forward is much less common than the backward variety.
Violence applied directly to the joint is a much less frequent cause of dislocation.
He had suffered a dislocation as well as the bruises and the cut in his head.Frances of the Ranges|Amy Bell Marlowe
c.1400, originally of bones, from Old French dislocacion (14c.), or directly from Medieval Latin dislocationem (nominative dislocatio), noun of action from past participle stem of dislocare (see dislocate). General sense is from c.1600.