retroflexion


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retroflexion

[¦re·trə′flek·shən]
(anatomy)
The state of being bent backward.
(medicine)
A condition in which the uterus is bent backward on itself, producing a sharp angle in its longitudinal axis at the junction of the cervix and the fundus.
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8 requires nominal terminations on both constituents, it is clear that the final constituent sec is termed pada and is subject to the negation of retroflexion stated in A.
Rex noted that a study of retroflexion in a typical screening population might have yielded more polyps.
Cecal retroflexion was needed for ileal intubation when using the enteroscope in all patients.
In section 3 we will show that the hypotheses to be presented directly below also seem to be relevant for, for instance, voice, retroflexion and length.
A gastroenterologist objectively scored the residents, monitoring factors such as intubation, retroflexion, pathology and virtual patient discomfort.
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Thus, although Bhatia criticizes Ketelaar for his failure to understand aspiration and retroflexion, he duly appreciates his overall achievements.
give roots 4-7 with retroflex n, Panini accounts for the retroflexion of dental n in derivatives by 8.