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retrogression (n.)

"the act of going backward," in reference to the apparent motion of planets in the sky, 1640s, noun of action, formed on model of progression, from Latin retrogressus, past participle of retrogradi "move backward" (see retrograde). Related: Retrogressional.

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Definitions of retrogression from WordNet

retrogression (n.)
passing from a more complex to a simpler biological form;
Synonyms: degeneration
retrogression (n.)
returning to a former state;
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