dislocation

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a change in normal place or position

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an event that results in a displacement or discontinuity

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the act of disrupting an established order so it fails to continue

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a displacement of a part (especially a bone) from its normal position (as in the shoulder or the vertebral column)

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Type V: This higher energy variant of a type III injury represents a complete disruption of both the AC and CC ligaments, which leads to complete dislocation of the AC joint.
I've had my share of injuries from a blown-out disc in my back and a ruptured Achilles to tear- ing everything in my shoulder at one point with a complete dislocation," Dwayne grins with pride.
The injuries range from minor sprains to complete dislocation of the ankle, which involves surgical intervention," he informed.
Almeida's mount, Siyah Dance, suffered a complete dislocation of his left front cannon bone during the stretch run.
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