[re-truh-vur-zhuh n, -shuh n] /ˌrɛ trəˈvɜr ʒən, -ʃən/
a looking or turning back.
the resulting state or condition.
Pathology. a tilting or turning backward of an organ or part:
retroversion of the uterus.
the act of turning or condition of being turned backwards
the condition of a part or organ, esp the uterus, that is turned or tilted backwards
retroversion ret·ro·ver·sion (rět’rō-vûr’zhən, -shən)
A turning or tilting backward, as of the uterus.
The state of being turned or tilted back.
A condition in which the teeth are located in a position posterior to normal.
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 […]
verb (used with object), retruded, retruding. Dentistry. 1. to produce retrusion in.