retroversion


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ret·ro·ver·sion

 (rĕt′rō-vûr′zhən)
n.
1. A turning or tilting backward.
2. The state of being turned or tilted back.

[From Latin retrōversus, retrorse; see retrorse.]

retroversion

(ˌrɛtrəʊˈvɜːʃən)
n
1. the act of turning or condition of being turned backwards
2. (Anatomy) the condition of a part or organ, esp the uterus, that is turned or tilted backwards
ˈretroˌverse adj
ˈretroˌverted adj

ret•ro•ver•sion

(ˌrɛ trəˈvɜr ʒən, -ʃən)

n.
1. a looking or turning back.
2. the resulting state or condition.
3. the tilting backward of an organ, esp. of the uterus.
[1580–90; < Latin retrōvers(us) bent backward (retrō- retro- + versus, past participle of vertere to turn; see verse) + -ion]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.retroversion - a turning or tilting backward of an organ or body part; "retroversion of the uterus"
abnormalcy, abnormality - an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies
2.retroversion - translation back into the original language; "the teacher translated Latin texts into English which he gave to his students for retroversion"
interlingual rendition, translation, version, rendering - a written communication in a second language having the same meaning as the written communication in a first language
3.retroversion - returning to a former state
reversal - a change from one state to the opposite state; "there was a reversal of autonomic function"
Translations

ret·ro·ver·sion

n. retroversión, inclinación o vuelta hacia atrás;
___ of the uterusdesplazamiento del útero hacia atrás.
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