anteversion

[ an-tee-vur-zhuh n, -shuh n ]
/ ˌæn tiˈvɜr ʒən, -ʃən /

noun Pathology.

a tipping forward of an organ, as the uterus.

Origin of anteversion

First recorded in 1850–55; ante- + version
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British Dictionary definitions for anteversion

anteversion

/ (ˌæntɪˈvɜːʃən) /

noun

abnormal forward tilting of a bodily organ, esp the uterus
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Medicine definitions for anteversion

anteversion

[ ăn′tē-vûrzhən ]

n.

A turning forward as a whole without bending.

Related forms

ante•vert′ed (ăntē-vûr′tĭd) adj.
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