Medical Dictionary

retroflexion

noun ret·ro·flex·ion \ˌre-trə-ˈflek-shən\

Medical Definition of RETROFLEXION

:  the state of being bent back; specifically :  the bending back of the body of the uterus upon the cervix—compare retroversion

Illustration of RETROFLEXION

April 18, 2015
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to veil, ripple, or meander
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