retrospective

Relating to retrospection.

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ret·ro·spec·tive -'spek-tiv adj
1 a) of, relating to, or given to introspection
b) relating to or being a study (as of a disease) that starts with the present condition of a population of individuals and collects data about their past history to explain their present condition compare PROSPECTIVE
2) based on memory
ret·ro·spec·tive·ly adv

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ret·ro·spec·tive (ret″ro-spekґtiv) [L. retrospicere to look back at] 1. looking backward, or directed toward the past. 2. denoting a type of epidemiologic study in which patients are selected on the basis of an outcome (or lack thereof) and examined for factors that might be associated with the outcome.

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