retrojection ret·ro·jec·tion (rět’rə-jěk’shən)
The washing out of a cavity using the backward flow of an injected fluid.
adjective 1. located or occurring behind a lens, as of the eye. adjective 1. behind a lens, esp of the eye retrolental ret·ro·len·tal (rět’rō-lěn’tl) adj. Of, related to, or being posterior to the lens of the eye.
noun, Pathology. 1. an unusual eye disease occurring in premature infants, usually from being given high concentrations of oxygen, which causes abnormal formation of fibrous tissue behind the lens and often results in blindness. retrolental fibroplasia n. See retinopathy of prematurity.
[re-troh-ling-gwuh l] /ˌrɛ troʊˈlɪŋ gwəl/ adjective, Anatomy. 1. situated behind or near the base of the tongue.
- Retromandibular vein
retromandibular vein ret·ro·man·dib·u·lar vein (rět’rō-mān-dĭb’yə-lər) n. A vein formed by union of the temporal veins in front of the ear, running behind the ramus of the mandible through the parotid gland, and uniting with the facial vein. Also called posterior facial vein.