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retrospective

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adjective ret·ro·spec·tive \-ˈspek-tiv\

Medical Definition of retrospective

  1. 1a:  of, relating to, or given to introspectionb:  relating to or being a study (as of a disease) that starts with the present condition of a population of individuals and collects data about their past history to explain their present condition—compare prospective

  2. 2:  based on memory

retrospectively adverb




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