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retroflexion

 [ret″ro-flek´shun]
the bending of an organ or part so that its top is thrust backward, such as bending backward of the body of the uterus upon the cervix.

ret·ro·flex·ion

(ret'rō-flek'shŭn),
Backward bending, as of the uterus when the corpus is bent back, forming an angle with the cervix.
Synonym(s): retroflection

retroflexion

/ret·ro·flex·ion/ (-flek´shun) the bending of an organ or part so that its top is thrust backward.
Retroflexion of uterus.

retroflexion

[-flek′shən]
Etymology: L, retro + flectere, to bend
an abnormal position of an organ, such as the uterus, in which the organ is tilted back acutely and folded over on itself.

retroflexion

Uterine retroflexion Gynecology The backward displacement of the uterus, a finding that occurs in the 1st trimester of ±10% of pregnancies; despite occasional reports of ↑ frequency of bleeding in early pregnancy, therapy is only indicated in rare cases of incarceration in the hollow of the sacrum

ret·ro·flex·ion

(ret'rō-flek'shŭn)
Backward bending, as of the uterus when the corpus is bent back, forming an angle with the cervix.

retroflexion

the bending of an organ so that its top is turned backward.
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