retroversioflexion ret·ro·ver·si·o·flex·ion (rět’rō-vûr’sē-ō-flěk’shən, -vûr’zhō-)
Retroversion and retroflexion of the uterus.
[re-truh-vur-zhuh n, -shuh n] /ˌrɛ trəˈvɜr ʒən, -ʃən/ noun 1. a looking or turning back. 2. the resulting state or condition. 3. Pathology. a tilting or turning backward of an organ or part: retroversion of the uterus. retroversion /ˌrɛtrəʊˈvɜːʃən/ noun 1. the act of turning or condition of being turned backwards 2. the condition of […]
Pharmacology, Trademark. 1. the international brand name for azidothymidine. noun 1. trademark a brand of the drug zidovudine
Retroviridae Ret·ro·vir·i·dae (rět’rō-vēr’ĭ-dē’) n. A family of viruses, many of which produce tumors, that contain RNA and reverse transcriptase, including the virus that causes AIDS.
noun, plural retroviruses. 1. any of a family of single-stranded RNA viruses having a helical envelope and containing an enzyme that allows for a reversal of genetic transcription, from RNA to DNA rather than the usual DNA to RNA, the newly transcribed viral DNA being incorporated into the host cell’s DNA strand for the production […]