retroflexion


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Synonyms for retroflexion

a turning or tilting backward of an organ or body part

an articulatory gesture made by turning the tip of the tongue back against the roof of the mouth

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the act of bending backward

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Retroflexion is associated with Southeast Asian varieties of English, even though, in these countries, it is the normal realization of alveolar consonants, and not an allophone as in Orkney.
3] is characteristic only of rhotics produced in the postalveolar region presenting, therefore, strong retroflexion.
The most common causes of complications during ETs are cervical stenosis, acute anteflexion, retroflexion of uterus, presence of large uterine or cervical polyp or fibroid.
El utero se encuentra con frecuencia relativa fijado y en retroflexion, doloroso a la movilizacion, sensibilidad del fondo de saco y engrosamiento parametrial.
Viendo el panorama de /[r]/ desde una perspectiva dialectal, los alofonos mencionados y la pronunciacion asibilada estan practicamente condicionados geolectalmente, ya que los porcentajes mas altos de realizaciones como vibrante simple [[r]] y sin asibilacion figuran en todas las tierras bajas, mientras que la retroflexion y el ensordecimiento se revelan como dominantes en las tierras altas.
Representative results of KMRI of the lumbar spine are shown in Figure 5, which includes the slices at the middle plane of the vertebral body and at the level of the intervertebral foramen in maximal anteflexion, neutral, and maximal retroflexion positions.
1), (3) Fue descrito por primera vez en Francia por Saint-Hilaire en 1836 y se caracteriza por la presencia de un defecto en la porcion escamosa del hueso occipital que lleva a un ensanchamiento del foramen magno, vertebras cervicales defectuosas con disrrafismo (raquisquisis) y retroflexion marcada de la cabeza.
Poor matching of the probe size to the patient, excessive anteflexion or retroflexion of the probe tip and locking the position of the tip can increase the risk of trauma.
bar]dyoh negates retroflexion of the initial s of a pada where retro-flexion would otherwise occur after a simple vowel other than a or [a.
Research presented at the American College of Gastroenterology annual meeting in October 2010 suggests that an endoscopic technique known as retroflexion, which involves angling the tip of the endoscope upwards in order to better visualize the proximal side of the colon, may aid in better identification.
SAN ANTONIO--In a prospective study of 1,000 colonoscopy patients, the use of retroflexion in the right colon identified an additional 68 polyps in 58 patients, and 24 of these patients were negative for any polyps on a forward-only exam.
2001) y Ballantine describio su triada caracterizada por defecto del hueso occipital en la region del agujero magno, espina bifida e hiperlordosis cervical fija (Hayes 1922) que trae como consecuencia la retroflexion de la cabeza sobre la columna vertebral.
Por otro lado, la elevacion y descenso frecuencial de F3 tambien puede ser util para identificar rasgos de nasalizacion y retroflexion.
The consonant group OIA rt led to retroflexion both in the east and in the north-west, whereas the dental was preserved in the central and south-western languages (although there are exceptions like Hindi and Panjabi marak 'plague' <OIA mrtakka-).