verb (used without object), pro·lapsed, pro·laps·ing.
- prolapse of umbilical cord,
- prolapse of uterus,
Origin of prolapse
Examples from the Web for prolapse
A small button hole iridectomy was made; prolapse of the iris into the wound occurred four days later requiring incision.Glaucoma|Various
The eye does not settle down well after the operation, there being usually some prolapse of the iris or capsule into the wound.
The presence of the iris further prevents the prolapse of any capsule into the wound.
In those less favorable perforation of the cornea, prolapse of the iris, or total destruction of the eye take place.
Those who suffer from prolapse of piles should avoid the habitual use of cushioned seats.