Pronunciation: ver'zhun, -shun
- Displacement of the uterus, with tilting of the entire organ without bending on itself; such displacement may be anteversion, retroversion, or lateroversion.
- Change of position of the fetus in the uterus, occurring spontaneously or effected by manipulation.
- Conjugate rotation of the eyes in the same direction; such rotation may be dextroversion, levoversion, supraversion, or infraversion.
[L. verto, pp. versus, to turn]
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