retrodisplacement

retrodisplacement
\\|re.trō+, sometimes |rē.trō+\ noun
Etymology: retro- + displacement
: backward displacement of a bodily organ

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  • retrodisplacement — Any backward displacement, such as retroversion or retroflexion of the uterus. * * * ret·ro·dis·place·ment (ret″ro dis plāsґmənt) retrodeviation …   Medical dictionary

  • retrodisplacement — ret·ro·displacement …   English syllables

  • John Clarence Webster — Dr. John Clarence Webster (21 October 1862 ndash; 16 March 1950) was a Canadian born physician pioneering in Obstetrics and gynaecology who in retirement had a second career as an historian, specializing in the history of his native New Brunswick …   Wikipedia

  • retrodisplace — verb To displace backwards See Also: retrodisplacement …   Wiktionary

  • retrodeviation — A backward bending or inclining. * * * ret·ro·de·vi·a·tion (ret″ro de″ve aґshən) any displacement backward; a general term that includes retroversion, retroflexion, and other deviations. Called also retrodisplacement and… …   Medical dictionary

  • Webster operation — for retrodisplacement of the uterus: the round ligaments are passed through the perforated broad ligaments and fixed to the back of the uterus …   Medical dictionary

  • Hodge pessary — a pessary for use in retrodisplacement of the uterus …   Medical dictionary

  • Smith pessary — a pessary for use in retrodisplacement of the uterus …   Medical dictionary

  • ret|ro|dis|place|ment — «REHT ruh dihs PLAYS muhnt», noun. displacement backward: »retrodisplacement of the uterus …   Useful english dictionary

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