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retro-

Backward or behind.
[L. back, backward]

retro-

pref.
1. Backward; back: retrorocket.
2. Situated behind: retrolental.
3. Contrary to a usual or natural course or direction: retrograde.
4. Resulting from or effected by reverse transcription: retroelement.

retro-

prefix meaning "backward, or located behind": retronasal, retroperitoneal, retroversion.

retro-

Prefix denoting backward or behind.
[L. back, backward]

retro-

Combining form denoting back, backward or behind.

retro-

word element. [L.] behind, backward.