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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All retroflexed consonants ([t, d, n, ???, ???, ???, ???] and alveolar [r] are pharyngealized [+low, +back].
We have already seen under [section]5 how independent distinctive retroflexed voiced stops (aspirate and non-aspirate) came into being in early Indic.
Video 2: Patient #1 shows static, splinting tonsils throughout respiration with obstruction secondary to retroflexed epiglottis.
Retroflexed view showing large segment of midurethral sling mesh visible beneath the bladder mucosa.
The first intrauterine modern device dates from 1909,3 but now they are considered a widely used birth control method with rare complications such as perforation, infection, and ectopic pregnancy.4 Risk factors for uterine perforation include patients with retroverted or retroflexed uterus and IUCD is inserted directly or passes into the abdominal cavity through an iatrogenic opening in the uterine wall.2 The most commonly involved organs are cervix, broad ligament, ovary and uterine myoma, with the rectosigmoid colon and urinary system to the next commonly affected.
The template can now be retroflexed all over CBAs network in the future and specifies the bank's outlets can become accredited Green Star a lot simpler.
The endoscope had to be retroflexed and advanced adjacent to the gastroesophageal junction to enter the antrum.
The designated volunteer was required to lie on her right side and maintain maximum anteflexed, neutral, and maximum retroflexed positions for the duration of the acquisition time (TA) for each posture with a solenoid receiving coil put on her back [34] (Fig.
Retroflexed endoscopic multiple band ligation of symptomatic internal haemorrhoids.
The probe may be advanced or withdrawn within the oesophagus, rotated to the patient's left or right, and anteflexed or retroflexed by the large control wheel.
However, since it belongs to the series of alveolar phonemes, it was retroflexed. Thus /1/ is used for both the allophones [1] and [I].
The postalveolar fricative has four allophones, a retroflexed and nonretroflexed voiceless and voiced sibilant.