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retroversion (n.)

1580s, "a tilting or turning backward," noun of action or state from Latin retroversus "turned or bent backwards," from retro "back" (see retro-) + versus "turned toward or against," past participle of vertere "to turn, turn back, be turned; convert, transform, translate; be changed" (from PIE root *wer- (2) "to turn, bend").

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Definitions of retroversion from WordNet

retroversion (n.)
a turning or tilting backward of an organ or body part;
retroversion of the uterus
Synonyms: retroflection / retroflexion
retroversion (n.)
translation back into the original language;
the teacher translated Latin texts into English which he gave to his students for retroversion
retroversion (n.)
returning to a former state;
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