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Pronunciation: su'pra-ver'zhun


  1. A turning (version) upward.
  2. In dentistry, the position of a tooth when it is out of the line of occlusion in an occlusal direction; a deep overbite.
  3. In ophthalmology, binocular conjugate rotation upward.

[supra- + L. verto, pp. versus, to turn]

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