retrocession

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ret·ro·cede

 (rĕt′rō-sēd′)
v. ret·ro·ced·ed, ret·ro·ced·ing, ret·ro·cedes
v.intr.
To go back; recede.
v.tr.
To cede or give back (a territory, for example); return.

[Latin retrōcēdere : retrō-, retro- + cēdere, to go; see ked- in Indo-European roots.]

ret′ro·ces′sion (-sĕsh′ən) n.
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ret·ro·ces·sion

n. retrocesión 1. retrocediendo, retraso; 2. desplazamiento de un órgano hacia atrás, tal como el útero.
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