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Reteoversion

Latin: retro, vertere – rebound
German: Retroversion

Musculoskeletal system

A retroversion describes some particular motion sequences of the limbs:

  • The movement of an arm caused by a rotation of the shoulder joint around the frontal plane to the back that means elevation of the arm posterior (= extension of the shoulder joint).
  • The movement of a leg caused by a rotation of the hip joint around the frontal plane to the back that means elevation of the leg posterior (=extension of the hip joint).

2 Female genitals A retroversion is a downwards gradient of the uterus.

Specialties: Anatomy

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