- a bending forward of an organ, especially of the body of the uterus.
Origin of anteflexion
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If anteflexion be present, the anterior lip of the cervix should be seized with the volsella and fixed by slight traction.
- 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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