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anteverted Syllabification: an·te·vert·ed
Pronunciation: /ˈan(t)ēˌvərdəd/

Definition of anteverted in English:


Anatomy & Medicine
(Of an organ of the body, typically the uterus) inclined forward.
Example sentences
  • The pelvis was anteverted, and there was a flexion deformity of both knees.
  • The patient showed external minor abnormalities, including hypertelorism, small mouth, and anteverted nares.
  • A normal acetabulum is 20-degrees to 30-degrees anteverted; however, wide variation exists.


Mid 19th century: from Latin antevertere, from ante 'before' + vertere 'to turn' + -ed2.

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