retroclination

retroclination

(re″trō-klĭ-nā′shŏn)
Posterior inclination of an incisor.

ret·ro·cli·na·tion

(retrō-kli-nāshŭn)
The long axis orientation of teeth such that they are angled posteriorly and the incisal edge is posterior to the root apex.

retroclination,

n posterior angulation (inclination) of anterior teeth.
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This strongly indicates that the change in the above dimensions in the mandibular arch is due to retroclination of mandibular incisors rather than true deficiency in the arch itself.