antevert

[an-tee-vurt]

Origin of antevert

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

antevert

verb
  1. (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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