anteversion


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anteversion

 [an″te-ver´zhun]
the tipping forward of an entire organ.

an·te·ver·sion

(an'te-ver'zhŭn),
Turning forward, inclining forward as a whole without bending; most commonly used to describe the normal position of the uterus in which it is angled anteriorly relative to the long axis of the vagina, so that it rests on the bladder.
[ante- + Mediev. L. versio, a turning]

anteversion

/an·te·ver·sion/ (an″te-ver´zhun) the tipping forward of an entire organ or part.
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Anteversion of uterus.

anteversion

[-vur′shən]
Etymology: L, ante + versio, turning
1 an abnormal position of an organ in which it is tilted or bent forward on its axis, away from the midline.
2 (in dentistry) the tipping or tilting of teeth or other mandibular structures more anteriorly than normal. Compare anterocclusion.
3 the angulation created in the transverse plane between the neck of the femur and shaft of the femur. The normal angle is between 15 and 20 degrees. anteverted, adj.

an·te·ver·sion

(an'tĕ-vĕr'zhŭn)
Forward displacement, torsion, or turning forward of a body segment.
Compare: anteflexion
[ante- + Mediev. L. versio, a turning]

femoral anteversion

transverse-plane deformity of proximal femur; femoral head and neck are positioned anterior relative to the body of the femur, with resultant internal leg rotation and in-toeing gait

an·te·ver·sion

(an'tĕ-vĕr'zhŭn)
Forward displacement or turning forward of a body segment.
[ante- + Mediev. L. versio, a turning]

anteversion,

n the tipping or tilting of teeth or other maxillary and mandibular structures too far forward (anterior) from the normal or generally accepted standard.
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Dislocation rates have been shown to decrease when the acetabulum is placed within the "safe zone" of 40[degrees] [+ or -] 10[degrees] inclination and 15[degrees] [+ or -] 10[degrees] anteversion in reference to the anterior pelvic plane.
Associated musculoskeletal conditions: contractures, bone and muscle atrophy, disruptions in normal bone growth and development, scoliosis; musculoskeletal alterations of the hip (hip dysplasia, femoral neck anteversion, coxa valga), knee (genu recurvatum, flail knee), and foot (equinovalgus/varus).
The Anteversion angle was measured between neck axis and the tangential line of the caudal tip points of femoral condyles.
26) Other differences include smaller alpha angles and greater hip anteversion observed in females with symptomatic FAI.
Increased anteversion of the femoral neck of the left side and lateral views are shown in lateral views of both hips (figures 2a and 2b).
Background Femoral anteversion is one of the most important parameter of femur anatomy and geometry having important clinical implications.
Among them, we mention: identification exercises in front of the mirror; stretching exercises; retroversion and anteversion movements of pelvis in different positions: orthostatism, sitting position, dorsal decubitus, ventral decubitus; respiratory exercises; postural exercises in the water environment.
Influence of anteversion angles on stress distributions of the proximal femur after femoral neck fracture fixation: A finite element analysis.
The chisel orientation has to retain the planned anteversion of the femmoral component.