Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Regressive (Page: 1211)

Re*gress"ive (r?*gr?s"?v), a. [Cf. F. régressif.]

1. Passing back; returning.

2. Characterized by retrogression; retrogressive. Regressive metamorphism. (a) (Biol.) See Retrogression. (b) (Physiol.) See Katabolism.