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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At various points in the 19th century, medical experts claimed that women could be damaged by reading fiction and from riding bicycles ("retroversion of the uterus" was among the medical risks, a doctor wrote in the Medical Press and Circular in 1896).
Asi como la historia estimula el crecimiento homogeneo del germen cristiano y favorece que la Iglesia se comprenda mejor a si misma, Fantappie pone como uno de los ejemplos de la actitud contraria la retroversion historica.
Risks of loosening of a prosthetic glenoid implanted in retroversion. J Shoulder Elb Surg 2006;15:521-526.
Longitudinal studies are warranted to determine if bony features, such as cam morphology and acetabular retroversion or anteversion, are precursors of symptomatic hip joint injury or osteoarthritis.
(104) Finally, large off-trach defects may be treated with a rotational humeral osteotomy, which increases humeral head retroversion and moves the defect into a posterior, non-engaging position.
(39) While Tannebaum et al found no statistical difference between sexes when assessing true acetabular version (males: 19.1[degrees], females 22.2[degrees]), males were shown to have a posterior wall deficiency contributing to a related acetabular retroversion. (39) These findings lead one to consider the relevance of dynamic factors that contribute to the prevalence of pincer-type morphologies in females, such as increased joint laxity that facilitates greater extremes of motion and increased pelvic tilt, or forward tilt from weaker core musculature.
Mediante la interpretacion y reinterpretacion de las doctrinas neo-escolasticas acerca de la retroversion de la soberania de la comunidad circulantes y una participacion social activa en la vida politica.
Subjects were randomly instructed to urinate in five different test situations: anteversion, anteversion with straining, retroversion, retroversion with straining, and forward bending without straining.
In order to treat acetabular dysplasia, acetabular retroversion and other hips deformities, pelvic and acetabular osteotomies are usually the first choice of surgical treatment (De Kleuver et al., 1998; Wada et al.).
During the translation and retroversion of the RPQ, appropriate procedures were followed.