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retro-

Backward or behind.
[L. back, backward]
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retro-

pref.
1. Backward; back: retrorocket.
2. Situated behind: retrolental.
3. Contrary to a usual or natural course or direction: retrograde.
4. Resulting from or effected by reverse transcription: retroelement.
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retro-

Prefix denoting backward or behind.
[L. back, backward]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

retro-

Combining form denoting back, backward or behind.
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