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Meaning of RETROFLEXION

Pronunciation:  `retru'flekshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of bending backward
  2. [n]  an articulatory gesture made by turning the tip of the tongue back against the roof of the mouth
  3. [n]  a turning or tilting backward of an organ or body part; "retroversion of the uterus"
 

RETROFLEXION is a 12 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: retroflection, retroflection, retroflection, retroversion
 
 See Also: abnormal condition, abnormalcy, abnormality, articulation, motility, motion, move, movement

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Re`tro*flex"ion\, n.
The act of reflexing; the state of being retroflexed. Cf.
{Retroversion}.

 

 

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