retrospective falsification ret·ro·spec·tive falsification (rět’rə-spěk’tĭv)
The unconscious distortion of past experience to conform to present psychological needs.
[re-truh-spek-tiv] /ˌrɛ trəˈspɛk tɪv/ adjective 1. directed to the past; contemplative of past situations, events, etc. 2. looking or directed backward. 3. retroactive, as a statute. noun 4. an art exhibit showing an entire phase or representative examples of an artist’s lifework. 5. any exhibition or series of showings or performances, as of musical works […]
retrospondylolisthesis ret·ro·spon·dy·lo·lis·the·sis (rět’rō-spŏn’də-lō-lĭs-thē’sĭs) n. Backward slippage of the body of a vertebra that moves it out of alignment with adjacent vertebrae.
noun 1. the technique or action, in etching or engraving, of drawing up ink from within the incised lines of an inked plate by deftly passing a soft cloth across its surface in order to spread ink to the adjacent areas.
adjective 1. (especially of the nose) turned up. adjective 1. (of a nose) turned up