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Noun: retroversion  ,re-tru'vur-zhun
  1. A turning or tilting backward of an organ or body part
    "retroversion of the uterus";
    - retroflection, retroflexion
  2. Translation back into the original language
    "the teacher translated Latin texts into English which he gave to his students for retroversion"
  3. A return to an earlier state
    - regression, regress, reversion, retrogression

Derived forms: retroversions

Type of: abnormalcy [US], abnormality, interlingual rendition, rendering, reversal, translation, version

Encyclopedia: Retroversion