Re`tro*ver"sion (?), n. [Cf. F. r'etroversion. See Retrovert.]

A turning or bending backward; also, the state of being turned or bent backward; displacement backwards; as, retroversion of the uterus.

⇒ In retroversion the bending is gradual or curved; in retroflexion it is abrupt or angular.

 

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