Retrude


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Re`trude´


v. t.1.To thrust back.
[imp. & p. p. Retruded; p. pr. & vb. n. Retruding.]
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With the head in backward bending, retrusion of the mandible is blocked as the condyle abuts the temporal bone, where in head forward bending, it is free to retrude even more so than in neutral.
Previous studies23-24 have also shown that procumbent lower lips retrude further as compare to the upper lip.
Functionally, it allows the mandible to open, close, protrude, retrude, and to perform lateral movements as well as the combination of all.