[ 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
/ (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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