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retroversion

Definitions of retroversion
  1. noun
    a turning or tilting backward of an organ or body part
    retroversion of the uterus”
    synonyms: retroflection, retroflexion
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    type of:
    abnormalcy, abnormality
    an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies
  2. noun
    returning to a former state
    synonyms: regress, regression, retrogression, reversion
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    type of:
    reversal
    a change from one state to the opposite state
  3. noun
    translation back into the original language
    “the teacher translated Latin texts into English which he gave to his students for retroversion
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    type of:
    interlingual rendition, rendering, translation, version
    a written communication in a second language having the same meaning as the written communication in a first language
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