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Meaning of retroflex

ret•ro•flex

Pronunciation: (re'tru-fleks"), [key]
— adj.
  1. bent backward; exhibiting retroflexion.
  2. articulated with the tip of the tongue curled upward and back against or near the juncture of the hard and soft palates; cacuminal; cerebral; coronal.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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