[an-tuh-flek-shuh n]

noun Pathology.

a bending forward of an organ, especially of the body of the uterus.

Origin of anteflexion

1855–60; ante- + Latin flexiōn- (stem of flexiō) a bending; see flexion Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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A sharp forward curve or angulation, especially a forward bend in the uterus at the junction of the corpus and cervix.
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