retrospondylolisthesis

[ rĕt′rō-spŏn′də-lō-lĭs-thēsĭs ]

n.

Backward slippage of the body of a vertebra that moves it out of alignment with adjacent vertebrae.

Nearby words

  1. retrospect,
  2. retrospection,
  3. retrospective,
  4. retrospective falsification,
  5. retrospectively,
  6. retroussage,
  7. retrousse,
  8. retroussé,
  9. retroverse,
  10. retroversioflexion


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