Retrogressive is a related term of retrogression.
As an adjective retrogressive
is of or relating to retrogression.
As a noun retrogression is
a deterioration or decline to a previous state.
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Of or relating to retrogression
Directed towards the rear or the past; retrograde
A deterioration or decline to a previous state.
* 1849 , Hogg's Weekly Instructor (page 388)
(biology) A return to a less complex condition.
- History and experience, the enshriners of the past, and investigation, the discoverer of the present and preparer for the future, will prevent retrogression .