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anteversion

Pronunciation: an′te-ver′zhŭn

Definition: 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]

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