retroversion

[ re-truh-vur-zhuh n, -shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF retroversion
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RETROVERSION

He says we've ta'en a lower form, and calls it "retroversion."

If retroversion or retroflexion be present, then the posterior lip should be fixed.

There are three kinds of displacements: anteversion, retroversion, and prolapsus.

Retroversion:—Place the patient with face downward on bed or mat and with a small pillow under the lower part of the abdomen.

Exercises for anteversion and retroversion supplied by a successful teacher of such work.

WORD ORIGIN

1580s, "a tilting or turning backward," noun of action or state from Latin retroversus "turned or bent backwards," from retro (see retro-) + versus "turned" (see versus).

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