reversion

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primitive state, reversion to atavism
reversion to more primitive form atavism , throwback
(biology) degenerative reversion of cells or tissue to a less differentiated or more primitive form cataplasia
reversion to the state (as the ultimate owner of property) in the absence of legal heirs escheat
reversion of land to the state law escheat
bond made by a reversioner to secure a loan; payable out of his reversion post-obit bond
(law) a party who is entitled to an estate in reversion reversioner
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