Definition of retroflexion in English:

retroflexion

noun

  • See retroflex

    • ‘Even if endoscopic examination includes retroflexion of the scope to inspect the anal canal, optimal visualization is obtained with the Ive's slotted anoscope.’
    • ‘So ‘softening’ might be removal of retroflexion.’
    • ‘The objective of the study was to evaluate the utility of retroflexion for removal of large sessile colon polyps.’
    • ‘The increasing use of retroflexion proctoscopy to evaluate the distal rectum is not without complications.’

Pronunciation

retroflexion

/rɛtrə(ʊ)ˈflɛkʃ(ə)n/