retroposition

[ rĕt′rō-pə-zĭshən ]

n.

A simple backward displacement of a structure or organ, such as the uterus, without retroversion or retroflexion.

Nearby words

  1. retroperitonitis,
  2. retropharyngeal,
  3. retropharynx,
  4. retroplasia,
  5. retroposed,
  6. retroposon,
  7. retropubic space,
  8. retropulsion,
  9. retroreflective,
  10. retroreflector


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