Definition of anteverted in English:

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anteverted

Pronunciation: /ˈantɪvəːtɪd/

adjective

Anatomy & Medicine
(Of an organ of the body, especially the womb) 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.

Origin

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

For editors and proofreaders

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