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Synonyms for luxate

move out of position

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by putting the blade of Periotome into the periodontal ligament space of the tooth to be treated and manipulating it in walking motion to luxate the tooth without inducing surgical trauma.
Periotomes were used to luxate remaining teeth to remove them atraumatically.
If the patella (knee-cap luxates (moves out of its proper position) due to weak ligaments, ruptured ligaments or a malformed joint, the poodle may experience problems such as you describe.