Meaning of retroflexion

ret•ro•flex•ion

Pronunciation: (re"tru-flek'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. a bending backward.
  2. a bending backward of the body of the uterus upon the cervix.
    1. retroflex articulation.
    2. the acoustic quality resulting from retroflex articulation; r-color.
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