[ ri-troo-zhuh n, -shuh n ]
/ rɪˈtru ʒən, -ʃən /
the act of moving a tooth backward.
a condition characterized by the backward displacement of a tooth or teeth.
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Origin of retrusion
OTHER WORDS FROM retrusionre·tru·sive [ri-troo-siv] /rɪˈtru sɪv/, adjective
Words nearby retrusion
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Medical definitions for retrusive
[ rĭ-trōō′zhən ]
Retraction from any given point, especially the backward movement of the mandible.
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