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Noun: retroflection
  1. A turning or tilting backward of an organ or body part
    "retroflection of the uterus";
    - retroversion, retroflexion
  2. An articulatory gesture made by turning the tip of the tongue back against the roof of the mouth
    - retroflexion
  3. The act of bending backward
    - retroflexion

Derived forms: retroflections

Type of: abnormalcy [US], abnormality, articulation, motility, motion, move, movement

Encyclopedia: Retroflection