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v. re·gressed, re·gressing, re·gresses
To have a tendency to approach or go back to a statistical mean. Psychology
To induce a state of regression in: techniques to regress a patient under hypnosis.

re·gres′sor n.


Cardiology A clinical trial–Regression Growth Evaluation Statin Study of the effect of pravastatin on progression or regression of CAD in symptomatic ♂ with hypercholesterolemia. See Lipid-lowering therapy, Pravastatin. Cf MAAS, PLAC I, PLAC II, 4S.
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When Infinite Regresses are not Vicious", Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 66 (3), 2003, pp.
Reasons, Regresses, and Tragedy: The Epistemic Regress Problem and the Problem of the Criterion, ANDREW D.
Then there is the college student who, having trouble in his classes, consults a psychic who regresses him into a past life as a familiar.