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Definitions and Synonyms of retroflexion | Another word for retroflexion | What is retroflexion?

Definition 1: the act of bending backward - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for retroflexion in the sense of this definition

(retroflexion is a kind of ...) a change of position that does not entail a change of location

"the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise" "movement is a sign of life" "an impatient move of his hand" "gastrointestinal motility"

Definition 2: an articulatory gesture made by turning the tip of the tongue back against the roof of the mouth - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for retroflexion in the sense of this definition

(retroflexion is a kind of ...) the aspect of pronunciation that involves bringing articulatory organs together so as to shape the sounds of speech

Definition 3: a turning or tilting backward of an organ or body part - [noun denoting state]

Samples where retroflexion or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • retroversion of the uterus

Synonyms for retroflexion in the sense of this definition

(retroflexion is a kind of ...) an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies

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