noun, plural pro·lap·sus·es.
- prolapse of umbilical cord,
- prolapse of uterus,
Examples from the Web for prolapsus
For prolapsus the simplest form of internal supporter is a small roll of cotton.Alcohol: A Dangerous and Unnecessary Medicine, How and Why|Martha M. Allen
This is a very frequent complaint after bad labours, the fundus uteri becomes inverted and descends like the prolapsus ani.Zoonomia, Vol. II|Erasmus Darwin
Prolapsus of the cord is fortunately not a circumstance of frequent occurrence.A System of Midwifery|Edward Rigby
Under these circumstances the ligaments lose their elasticity, and as a result we have prolapsus or falling of the womb.Searchlights on Health: Light on Dark Corners|B.G. Jefferis
The first case is that of a woman with chronic metritis and prolapsus uteri.