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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Therefore, pelvic retroversion might be the major compensatory mechanism for these patients.
Mehairi was born premature and developed femoral retroversion, which is a condition where his hips don't close all the way, causing him to walk outwards.
The retroversion also helps "place" Clementina's story; though not first in the telling, Clementina's secret-sharing moment is first in the fabula, and its trauma helps illuminate the dynamics at play in other secret-sharing scenes.
Retroversion of the items was conducted by a bilingual translator, and translated and back-translated versions of the scale were compared.
Using what Robinson calls "narrative retroversion," both Hawthorne and Poe lay the groundwork for new modes of American literary devices that would "like sinew to bone.
La reconfiguracion del campo de estudios tenia que ver con la operacion preventiva de escuchar los lenguajes, recuperar la percepcion de los actores en un escenario donde todo se volvia movil, donde a partir de los nuevos contenidos de la legitimidad en torno al principio de retroversion de la soberania al pueblo, se cambiaban las significaciones tradicionales por nuevas formas y nuevos significados de los conceptos.
Con la retroversion de la soberania, ese regimen jurisdiccional se habria instalado en los pueblos y habria entrado en tension con la soberania abstracta de la nacion, una singularidad de las revoluciones hispanicas.
d) Retroversion y las fases de la vida, analiza los procesos patologicos de estancamiento que pueden darse en la evolucion de los sistemas miticos de cada cultura, ya sea por paralizacion de la vida infantil o por una inadecuada diferenciacion en los procesos de maduracion de la conciencia.
Es decir, la cuestion de las reformas borbonicas, la retroversion de la soberania a partir de la independencia, la participacion de diferentes actores en el proceso revolucionario, o el papel de la mujer en el periodo colonial y decimononico, por nombrar solo algunos problemas historicos, fueron atendidos ahora desde la historia de la iglesia.
Conversely, these professional and academy groups may consist of dancers with genetically determined tibial torsion or femoral retroversion, which would produce greater turnout angles.
Sharp retroversion discontinuity estimates show the threats of programme present on schools that scarcely failed the test for first time stimulate a large number of learning gains.