anteflexion

[ an-tuh-flek-shuhn ]
/ ˌæn təˈflɛk ʃən /

noun Pathology.

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

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Origin of anteflexion

1855–60; ante- + Latin flexiōn- (stem of flexiō) a bending; see flexion
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Medical definitions for anteflexion

anteflexion
[ ăn′tē-flĕkshən ]

n.

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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