the act of moving a tooth backward.
a condition characterized by the backward displacement of a tooth or teeth.
retrusion re·tru·sion (rĭ-trōō’zhən)
Retraction from any given point, especially the backward movement of the mandible.
- Retrusive occlusion
retrusive occlusion re·tru·sive occlusion (rĭ-trōō’sĭv, -zĭv) n. Occlusion in which the lower jaw is forcefully or habitually placed toward the back from its centric position.
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noun 1. a strong, resinated white or red wine of Greece and Cyprus. noun 1. a Greek wine flavoured with resin
verb (used with object), retrofired, retrofiring. 1. to ignite (a retrorocket). verb (used without object), retrofired, retrofiring. 2. (of a retrorocket) to become ignited. noun 1. the act of firing a retrorocket 2. the moment at which it is fired