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retroversion

 [ret″ro-ver´zhun]
the tipping backward of an entire organ or part, as of the uterus.

ret·ro·ver·sion

(ret'rō-ver'zhŭn),
1. A turning backward, as of the uterus.
2. Condition in which the teeth are located in a more posterior position than normal.
[retro- + L. verto, pp. versus, to turn]

retroversion

/ret·ro·ver·sion/ (-ver´zhun) the tipping backward of an entire organ or part.
Retroversion of uterus.

retroversion

[-vur′zhən]
Etymology: L, retro + vertere, to turn
1 a common condition in which an organ is tipped backward, usually without flexion or other distortion. The uterus may be retroverted in as many as one fourth of normal women. Uterine retroversion is measured as first-, second-, or third-degree, depending on the angle of tilt with respect to the vagina. Compare anteversion. See also anteflexion, retroflexion.
2 also called retrusion, an abnormal condition in which the teeth or other maxillary and mandibular structures are posterior to their normal positions. retrovert, v.
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Retroversion of the uterus

ret·ro·ver·sion

(ret'rō-vĕr'zhŭn)
1. A turning backward, as of the uterus.
2. Condition in which the teeth are located in a more posterior position than is normal.
[retro-, back + L. verto, pp. versus, to turn]

retroversion

A turning or tilting backward or the state of being turned or tilted back.

retroversion,

n a condition in which an organ or bodily structure is turned backward, as with the uterus. Typically no indication of flexion or another kind of distortion.
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Retroversion.

ret·ro·ver·sion

(ret'rō-vĕr'zhŭn)
Condition in which the teeth are located in a more posterior position than normal.
[retro-, back + L. verto, pp. versus, to turn]

retroversion (ret´rōvur´zhən),

n a condition in which teeth or other maxillary and mandibular structures are located posterior to the normal or generally accepted standard.

retroversion

a turning backwards; as in surgically created deviation of the penis in the creation of a teaser bull.
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Due to the infiltrating pattern and the diffusion of the disorder and to the presence of multiple nonhealing lesions, leading, respectively, to difficulty at micturition and local infection, an en bloc resection of the penis and prepuce was decided; the eventuality of a penile retroversion or a permanent perineal urethrostomy was considered according to the intraoperatory findings and the degree of infiltration of the penis body [14].
Humeral retroversion and its relationship to glenohumeral rotation in the shoulder of college baseball players.
The movement's retroversion must not turn into"seclusion.
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8) Ademas de los valores sociales y de solidaridad de clase que le fueron transmitidos por su familia, uno de los hechos que marco su infancia--y que, por efecto de retroversion, lo inicio en el mundo de la politica--fue la muerte de Ernesto "Che" Guevara:
La causa mas comun es un estiramiento excesivo y contusion de las venas subclavia y axilar en el area entre la clavicula y la primera costilla durante un movimiento inusual de retroversion o hiperaduccion del brazo, este esfuerzo provoca microtrauma a la intima vascular llevando a activacion de la cascada de coagulacion y formacion de trombos.
Sintaxis de los casos: retroversion y comentario de textos, Barcelona, EUB.
Conditions producing bumps over the head neck junction (Slipped Upper Femoral Epiphysis (SUFE), Perthe's, Coxa Vara etc) or conditions resulting in deepened socket (Coax profunda, Protrusio, Retroversion of acetabulum, etc) produce impingement.
Data were collected on cecal intubation, rectal retroversion, mean withdrawal time for the endoscopist, quality of bowel prep, use of the antispasmodic hyoscine butylbromide, start time of the procedure, and sedation use.
Lo que luego serviria para argumentar que el ayuntamiento era una institucion representativa y que, por lo tanto, la teoria de la retroversion de la soberania lo senalaba como el depositario legitimo de la misma.