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retrocession

 [ret″ro-sesh´un]
a going backward; backward displacement.
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ret·ro·ces·sion

(ret'rō-sesh'ŭn),
1. A going back; a relapse.
2. Cessation of the external symptoms of a disease followed by signs of involvement of some internal organ or part.
3. Denoting a position of the uterus or other organ farther back than is normal.
[L. retro-cedo, pp. -cessus, to go back, retire]
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ret·ro·ces·sion

(ret'rō-sesh'ŭn)
1. A going back; a relapse.
2. Cessation of the external symptoms of a disease followed by signs of involvement of some internal organ or part.
3. Denoting a position of the uterus or other organ farther back than is normal.
[L. retro-cedo, pp. -cessus, to go back, retire]
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ret·ro·ces·sion

(ret'rō-sesh'ŭn)
1. A going back; relapse.
2. Cessation of external symptoms of disease followed by signs of involvement of some internal organ or part.
[L. retro-cedo, pp. -cessus, to go back, retire]
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