[an-tee-vur-zhuh n, -shuh n]
- a tipping forward of an organ, as the uterus.
Origin of anteversion
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Examples from the Web for anteversion
Or, the womb may turn forward, when we have a condition of anteversion.
Sometimes a pessary which prevents the anteversion is efficient.
There are three kinds of displacements: anteversion, retroversion, and prolapsus.
Exercises for anteversion and retroversion supplied by a successful teacher of such work.
- abnormal forward tilting of a bodily organ, esp the uterus
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- A turning forward as a whole without bending.
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