Re`tro·gres'sion noun [ Confer French rétrogression . See Retrograde , and confer Digression .] 1. The act of retrograding, or going backward; retrogradation. 2. (Biol.) Backward development; a passing from...
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1. The act of retrograding, or going backward; retrogradation. ... 2. <biology> Backward development; a passing from a higher to a lower state of organization or structure, as when an animal, approaching maturity, becomes less highly organised than would be expected from its earlier stages or ...
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(ret″ro-gresh´әn) degeneration; deterioration; regression; return to an earlier, less complex condition.
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• (n.) Backward development; a passing from a higher to a lower state of organization or structure, as when an animal, approaching maturity, becomes less highly organized than would be expected from its earlier stages or known relationship. Called also retrograde development, and regressive met...
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In meteorology, it is the movement of a weather system in a direction opposite to the direction of the basic flow in which it is embedded. Often used in reference to a long wave trough or other macroscale feature. For example, a long wave trough that may move slightly westward when the 'normal' move...
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or retrograde motion means motion that is backwards from the usual way things move in the Northern Hemisphere extratropics - which is from west to east. In meterology, the term is used in relation to atmospheric waves or pressure systems. When meterologists say that a pattern will retrograde, they m...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: ret′rō-gresh′ŭn Synonyms: cataplasia
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1) Degeneration 2) Shift 3) Transformation 4) Transmutation
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