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Meaning of RETROVERSION

Pronunciation:  `retru'vurzhun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  returning to a former state
  2. [n]  translation back into the original language; "the teacher translated Latin texts into English which he gave to his students for retroversion"
  3. [n]  a turning or tilting backward of an organ or body part; "retroversion of the uterus"
 

RETROVERSION is a 12 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: regress, regression, retroflection, retroflexion, retrogression, reversion
 
 See Also: abnormal condition, abnormalcy, abnormality, interlingual rendition, rendering, reversal, translation, version

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Re`tro*ver"sion\, n. [Cf. F. r['e]troversion. See
{Retrovert}.]
A turning or bending backward; also, the state of being
turned or bent backward; displacement backwards; as,
retroversion of the uterus.

Note: In retroversion the bending is gradual or curved; in
      retroflexion it is abrupt or angular.

 

 

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