anteflexion


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anteflexion

 [an″te-flek´shun]
1. the bending of an organ so that its top is thrust forward.
2. anterior displacement of a tooth or teeth or of the mandible.

an·te·flex·ion

(an'tē-flek'shŭn),
A bending forward; a sharp forward curve or angulation; denoting especially the normal forward bend in the uterus at the junction of corpus and cervix uteri.

an·te·flex·ion

(an'tē-flek'shŭn)
A bending forward; a sharp forward curve or angulation; denoting especially the normal forward bend in the uterus at the junction of corpus and cervix uteri.

anteflexion

A forward bending of an organ such as the womb. Compare ANTEVERSION.
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The most common causes of complications during ETs are cervical stenosis, acute anteflexion, retroflexion of uterus, presence of large uterine or cervical polyp or fibroid.
This device has three degrees of freedom at the shoulder: shoulder plane of elevation (EP, corresponding with clinical terms of shoulder horizontal abduction and/ or adduction), shoulder elevation angle (EA, corresponding with shoulder anteflexion or shoulder abduction), and axial rotation (AR, corresponding with endorotation and/ or exorotation).
Taking video recordings of neck flexion, shoulder elevation, upper extreme abduction, angle of body anteflexion and lateral flexion while the dentist is working, in order to make measurements on the images recorded, should establish the relationship between posture and the presence of LBP and neck pain.
Scapular motion was disregarded because scapular motion was not likely to participate in the anteflexion movement if the angle of elevation remains below 60[degrees].