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.

anteflexion

/an·te·flex·ion/ (an″te-flek´shun)
1. abnormal forward bending of an organ or part.
2. the normal forward curvature of the uterus.
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Anteflexion of uterus.

anteflexion

[-flek′shən]
Etymology: L, ante + flectare, bend
an abnormal position in which an organ is tilted acutely forward, folded over on itself.
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Anteflexion of the uterus

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.

anteflexion

the bending of an organ so that its top is thrust forward.
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