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retrograde

 [ret´ro-grād]
1. moving backward or against the usual direction of flow.
2. degenerating, deteriorating, or catabolic.

ret·ro·grade

(ret'rō-grād),
1. Moving backward.
2. Degenerating; reversing the normal order of growth and development.
3. Used in neuroscience to describe distal-proximal flow, movement, or transport in an axon toward its cell body, or degeneration of an axon proximal to a point of injury, such degenerative changes may extend to, and include, the cell body.
[L. retrogradus, fr. retro- + gradior, to go]

retrograde

/ret·ro·grade/ (ret´ro-grād) going backward; retracing a former course; catabolic.

retrograde

[ret′rəgrād]
Etymology: L, retro + gradus, step
1 moving backward; moving in the opposite direction to that which is considered normal.
2 degenerating; reverting to an earlier state or worse condition.
3 catabolic.

ret·ro·grade

(ret'rō-grād)
1. Moving backward.
2. Degenerating; reversing the normal order of growth and development.
[L. retrogradus, fr. retro-, back + gradior, to go]

retrograde

A going backwards or a reversion of the usual sequence.

ret·ro·grade

(ret'rō-grād)
1. Moving backward.
2. Degenerating; reversing the normal order of growth and development.
[L. retrogradus, fr. retro-, back + gradior, to go]

retrograde,

v to move backward, degenerate, or return to an earlier state or worse condition.

retrograde

going backward; retracting a former course; catabolic.

retrograde pyelography
radiography of the kidney after introduction of contrast medium through the ureter.
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At this point, all of the equipment identified as excess--that is, equipment no longer needed and not nominated as FEPP--must be either retrograded or disposed of on site.
During preparations for closure or transfer, there likely will be a surge of work, to include preparing and uploading equipment that will be retrograded and base cleanup.
In 2012, the logistics enterprise conducted initial retrograde proof-of-principle moves on the NDN, working with the surrounding countries on what and how equipment would be retrograded.
After the excess containers are sorted, the equipment is either sent to the Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services, retrograded back to the United States, or redistributed within Afghanistan to units that are in need of the equipment.
This retrograded equipment flowed through a number of repair efforts, such as the Theater-Provided Equipment Refurbishment Program, the Joint Program Office MRAP sustainment facility, and the battalion's theater maintenance facility.