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anteversion

[an-tee-vur-zhuh n, -shuh n]
noun Pathology.
  1. a tipping forward of an organ, as the uterus.
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Origin of anteversion

First recorded in 1850–55; ante- + version
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Examples from the Web for anteversion

Historical Examples

  • Or, the womb may turn forward, when we have a condition of anteversion.

    Woman

    William J. Robinson

  • Sometimes a pessary which prevents the anteversion is efficient.

    Woman

    William J. Robinson

  • There are three kinds of displacements: anteversion, retroversion, and prolapsus.

  • Exercises for anteversion and retroversion supplied by a successful teacher of such work.


British Dictionary definitions for anteversion

anteversion

noun
  1. abnormal forward tilting of a bodily organ, esp the uterus
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anteversion in Medicine

anteversion

(ăn′tē-vûrzhən)
n.
  1. A turning forward as a whole without bending.
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Related formsante•vert′ed (ăntē-vûr′tĭd) adj.
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