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anteversion

[ an-tee-vur-zhuhn, -shuhn ]
/ ˌæn tiˈvɜr ʒən, -ʃən /
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noun Pathology.
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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British Dictionary definitions for anteversion

anteversion
/ (ˌæntɪˈvɜːʃən) /

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

anteversion
[ ăn′tē-vûrzhən ]

n.
A turning forward as a whole without bending.

Other words from anteversion

ante•vert′ed (ăntē-vûr′tĭd) adj.
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