retropulsion

noun
ret·​ro·​pul·​sion | \ -ˈpəl-shən How to pronounce retropulsion (audio) \

Medical Definition of retropulsion

: a disorder of locomotion associated especially with Parkinson's disease that is marked by a tendency to walk backwards

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“Retropulsion.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/retropulsion. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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