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antevert

[ an-tee-vurt ]
/ ˌæn tiˈvɜrt /
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verb (used with object) Pathology.

to displace (the uterus or other body organ) by tipping forward.

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Origin of antevert

1640–50; <Latin antevertere to go before, precede, equivalent to anteante- + vertere to turn
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British Dictionary definitions for antevert

antevert
/ (ˌæntɪˈvɜːt) /

verb

(tr) to displace (an organ or part) by tilting it forward

Word Origin for antevert

C17: from Latin antevertere to go in front, from vertere to turn
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