Definition of retroposition in US English:

retroposition

noun

  • 1Medicine. Posterior displacement of the uterus or other part of the body; an instance of this.

  • 2Molecular Biology= retrotransposition.

Origin

Early 19th century (in an earlier sense). From retro- + position.

Pronunciation

retroposition

/ˌrɛtrəʊpəˈzɪʃn/