How to use Dislocation in a sentence
They sometimes cause a serious dislocation of railway and other traffic. Their principal cause is the smoke from the general domestic use of coal.
The confluence of the regions of the body and the dislocation of apertures from their typical position are results of degeneration.
A similar rotation and dislocation occurs in various petrels, in correlation with the indigestible sepia-bills, &c., which these birds swallow in great quantities.
The Simplon Pass corresponds to what may be called a dislocation of the main chain.
But the dislocation of religious thinking, when Christianity ceased to be a Jewish faith and found a home with Gentiles, destroyed the continuity of Paulinism and of Jewish thought working through St Paul.Advertisement
At 18 months Matthew was diagnosed with a congenital dislocation of his hip.
The vilayet suffered severely during the Russian occupation of 1878, when, apart from the natural dislocation of commerce, many of the Moslem cultivators emigrated to Asia Minor, to be free from their alien rulers.
In this way, Qwing to the dislocation of the ancient aristocracy, to the enlarged jurisdiction,of a power so democratic as the episcopate, and to the increased privileges of the burghs, feudalism received a powerful check in Italy.
Thus the umbrella of the Siphonula became the protocodon, and its manubrium, the axis or stolon, which, by a process of dislocation of Organs, escaped, as it were, from the sub-umbrella through a cleft and became secondarily attached to the ex-umbrella.
But this prosperous career came to an end, his health being shattered by an accidental dislocation of the right arm.Advertisement
In fact, the great blemishes of In Memoriam, its redundancy and the dislocation of its parts, were largely due to the desultory manner of its composition.
The four fringing seas of eastern Asia, those of Bering, Okhotsk, Japan and East China, are arranged parallel to the main lines of dislocation in the neighbouring land-masses, and so are the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of California.
On the contrary, the North Sea, the British fringing seas (English Channel, Irish Sea and Minch), and the Gulf of St Lawrence cross the main lines of dislocation.
These slight inflections of the cleavage may be sharp-sided, and may pass into small faults or steps along which dislocation has taken place.
The duration of the Pleistocene lakes was, however, brief as compared with the time since the dislocation of the faulted blocks, as is shown by the small dimensions of the lacustrine beaches compared to the great volume of the ravine-heading fans on which the beaches often lie.Advertisement
The members of the typical genus have the lower jaw so articulated to the upper, by means of a transverse condyle firmly locked into a long cavity of the cranium, that dislocation of the jaw is all but impossible, and this enables those creatures to maintain their hold with the utmost tenacity.
The advent of the dynasties, however, produced a quickening rather than a dislocation in the development of civilization.
The account of Moses' intercession has been preserved in J, though the narrative has undergone considerable dislocation.
The longitudinal valleys, which run in the same general direction as the ridges - that is, north-east and south-west--have had their trend defined by geological structure, such as a line of dislocation (the Great Glen), or the plications of the rocks (Lochs Ericht, Tay and Awe, and most of the sea lochs of Argyllshire).
To the east of the dislocation of the Great Glen these puzzling rocks may also be met with, though in that tract most of the surface comprises sedimentary and igneous rocks, the metamorphism of which has varied much.Advertisement
The external evidence does not point to any intervening hiatus, and the archaeological data from the excavations do not reveal any dislocation of earlier conditions; earlier forms have simply developed and the evolution is a progressive one.
A dislocation of the manufacturing factors has therefore been in progress, which with the creation of a " trans Tiberim " (as in ancient Rome) is, in many respects, altering the character and aspect of the metropolis.
The dislocation of trade caused by the war with the Boer Republics brought down the exports in 1900 to £7,646,682 (in which year the value of the gold exported was only £336,795).
An Action Medical Research team has been looking at ways of reducing the incidence of hip dislocation in children with bilateral cerebral palsy.
In people where the groove is too shallow, their patella may actually slip out of the groove, causing a patellar dislocation.Advertisement
X-rays of the elbow were taken which show a posterior dislocation.
The protocols described below apply to the reduction of the commonest type of injury, anterior dislocation.
A screw dislocation is more complex - the Burgers vector is parallel to the dislocation line.
In 82% there was no true shoulder dislocation.
A progressive fibrosis of the quadriceps muscle occurs which eventually produces recurrent, then habitual and finally chronic patello-femoral dislocation.
Further local retrograde metamorphism (possibly by dislocation) has resulted in the formation of epidote.
Bubble raft sequence 3 A vacancy, dislocation, substitutional solute and interstitial solute identified.
She was given a thumb spica plaster after closed reduction of the dislocation.
A partial dislocation where the upper arm bone is partially in and partially out of the socket is called a subluxation.
And beneath it all is a dark undertow of family dislocation, fear of the unknown and protection of one's own.
In the southern part of the Basin Range province the ranges are well dissected and some of the intermont depressions have rock floors with gentle, centripetal slopes; hence it is suggested that the time since the last dislocation in this part of the province is relativel remote; that erosion in the current cycle has here advanced muc farther than in the central or northern parts of the province; and that, either by outwash to the sea or by exportation of wind-borne dust, the depressions-perhaps aggraded for a time in the earlier stages of the cyclehave now been so deeply worn down as to degrade the lower and weaker parts of the tilted blocks to an evenly sloping surface, leaving the higher and harder parts still in relief as residual ranges.
But the wider repercussions in terms of dislocation of markets could be enormous.
And beneath it all is a dark undertow of family dislocation, fear of the unknown and protection of one 's own.
The joints are hyperextensible, giving a tendency toward dislocation of the hip, shoulder, elbow, knee, or clavicle.
Dislocation of the hip joint typically accompanies arthrochalasia type EDS, formerly called EDS type VIIB.
These include severe generalized joint hypermobility and bilateral hip dislocation present at birth.
Symptoms of EDS within this category may include soft, mildly stretchable skin, shortened bones, chronic diarrhea, joint hypermobility and dislocation, bladder rupture, or poor wound healing.
Ectopia lentis is the medical term for dislocation of the lens of the eye.
Children with Marfan should have a thorough eye examination, including a slit-lamp examination, to test for dislocation of the lens as well as nearsightedness.
Dislocation can be treated by a combination of special glasses and daily use of one percent atropine sulfate ophthalmic drops, or by surgery.
Dislocation of the jaw can be treated by a primary care physician by exerting pressure in the proper manner.
Afterward, the child must avoid opening the jaw wide to minimize the risk of another dislocation.
Spastic, hypertonic muscles can cause serious orthopedic problems, including curvature of the spine (scoliosis), hip dislocation, or contractures.
This procedure is done for fractures involving dislocation of the septum as well as the nasal bones.
Additionally, an injury may be classified as a fracture-dislocation when a fracture involves the bony structures of any joint with associated dislocation of the same joint.
Symptoms include instability or obvious dislocation of a joint, pain, swelling, and weakness.
Manipulation or surgery may be required to correct hip dislocation.
The dentist should also be called whenever dental trauma results in pain, dislocation of the tooth, or tooth sensitivity to hot or cold.
Congenital hip dysplasia is a condition of abnormal development of the hip, resulting in hip joint instability and potential dislocation of the thigh bone from the socket in the pelvis.
Other symptoms of complete dislocation include a shortening of the leg and limited ability to abduct the leg, or move it outward.
Also in older infants, hip dislocation may be present if one leg looks shorter than the other.
Operations are performed to reduce the dislocation of the hip and to repair a defect in the acetabulum.
Torticollis can also be caused at an older age by fracture or dislocation of the neck vertebra or juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.
Serious injury can result to the feet and ankle joints such as dislocation, bone and cartilage damage, and the destruction of ligaments.
The Siphonula produced buds on the manubrium, as many Anthomedusae are known to do, and these by reduction or dislocation of parts gave rise to the various appendages of the colony.