/ (ˌrɛtrəʊˈpʌlʃən) /
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med an abnormal tendency to walk backwards: a symptom of Parkinson's disease
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Medical definitions for retropulsion
[ rĕt′rō-pŭl′shən ]
An involuntary backward walking or running, as seen in Parkinsonism.
A pushing back of a part or organ.
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