Definition of Retroposition

1. Noun. (genetics) The insertion of a fragment of DNA into a chromosome following reverse transcription ¹



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Medical Definition of Retroposition

1. Simple backward displacement of a structure or organ, as the uterus, without inclination, bending, retroversion, or retroflexion. Origin: retro-+ L. Positio, a placing (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Retroposition

retroperitoneum
retroperitonitis
retropharyngeal
retropharyngeal abscess
retropharyngeal lymph nodes
retropharyngeal space
retropharyngeally
retropharynx
retrophile
retrophiles
retrophilia
retroplacental
retroplasia
retropneumoperitoneum
retroposed
retroposition (current term)
retroposon
retroposons
retropresbyteral
retropseudogene
retropseudogenes
retropulsion
retropulsions
retropulsive
retropyloric lymph nodes
retropyloric nodes

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