(ret´ro-grād) moving backward or against the usual direction of flow. degenerating, deteriorating, or catabolic.
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• (a.) Tending or moving backward; having a backward course; contrary; as, a retrograde motion; -- opposed to progressive. • (v. i.) Hence, to decline from a better to a worse condition, as in morals or intelligence. • (v. i.) To go in a retrograde direction; to move, or appear to mov...
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(retro- + L. gradi to step) 1. moving backward or against the usual direction of flow. 2. degenerating, deteriorating, or catabolic.
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(motion) That which is contrary to the usual sense. More specifically, rotation or orbital motion in a clockwise direction when viewed from above the north pole of the primary (i.e. in the opposite sense to most satellites); the opposite of direct motion. The north pole is the o...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: ret′rō-grād Definitions: 1. Moving backward. 2. Degenerating; reversing the normal order of growth and development. 3. Used in neuroscience to describe distal-proximal flow, movement, or transport in an axon toward its cell body, or degeneration of an axon p...
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[music] A musical line which is the reverse of a previously or simultaneously stated line is said to be its retrograde or cancrizans ("walking backward", medieval Latin, from cancer, crab). An exact retrograde includes both the pitches and rhythms in reverse. An even more exact retrograde re...
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1) Go backward 2) Reactionary
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Orbital motion in the direction opposite to the primary's rotation.
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A succession of metamorphic conditions, each one of which is at a lower temperature and/or pressure than the preceding one.
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When a planet appears to be traveling backwards from our perspective on Earth. The energy of a retro
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Backward statement of melody.
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