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[ an-tee-vurt ]
/ ˌæn tiˈvɜrt /

verb (used with object) Pathology.

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

Nearby words

anterosuperior, anterus, antesystole, antetype, anteversion, antevert, anth-, anthea, antheil, antheil, george, anthelic arc

Origin of antevert

1640–50; < Latin antevertere to go before, precede, equivalent to ante ante- + vertere to turn Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for anteverted


/ (ˌæntɪˈvɜːt) /


(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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