Re*gress"ive (r?*gr?s"?v), a. [Cf. F. r'egressif.]

1.

Passing back; returning.

2.

Characterized by retrogression; retrogressive.

Regressive metamorphism. (a) Biol. See Retrogression. (b) Physiol. See Katabolism.

 

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