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retroversion

 [ret″ro-ver´zhun]
the tipping backward of an entire organ or part, as of the uterus.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

retroversion

A turning or tilting backward or the state of being turned or tilted back.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Ji et al., "Combined effect of change in humeral neck-shaft angle and retroversion on shoulder range of motion in reverse total shoulder arthroplasty--a simulation study," Clinical Biomechanics, vol.
There are models for the translation and retroversion of specialized texts
Las patologias asociadas a labores productivas corresponden a exostosis auditiva externa bilateral, facetas de acuclillamiento en ambas tibias y la presencia de una marcada retroversion en la epifisis proximal de ambos humeros.
described en bloc resection of penis and prepuce and superficial inguinal lymph nodes with penile retroversion in 4 horses affected by SCC with 100% survival rate in 1year follow-up without recurrences [4].
Another explanation for the increased external rotation can be possibly attributed to increased humeral retroversion which is a common finding in players playing overhead sports (31-33).
The remaining 18 tubes (5.8%) could not be assessed for various technical reasons, such as inability to introduce Foley's catheter due to cervical stenosis (n=1 case), marked retroversion of the uterus (n= 4 cases), overlying bowel gas (n=2 cases), transducer positioning (n=1 case), or cephalad displacement of the tubes beyond the depth of penetration of the vaginal probe (n=l case).
[7] Owing to the risk of posterior subluxation due to anterior-inferior and subscapularis contractures, an insertion of the prosthesis is made in relatively anteverted orientation, or normal prosthetic retroversion with anterior capsular release.
Subsequently, in order to assess the correspondence between the Portuguese version and the original version of the scale, a College English teacher was asked to make the scale's retroversion. The Portuguese CFC-S version is shown in Appendix A.