(an-te-flek´shәn) abnormal bending of an organ so that its top is thrust forward. anterior displacement of a tooth or teeth or of the mandible. the normal forward curvature of the uterus. Anteflexion of uterus.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
• (n.) A displacement forward of an organ, esp. the uterus, in such manner that its axis is bent upon itself.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/anteflexion/
An`te·flex'ion noun (Medicine)
A displacement forward of an organ, esp. the uterus, in such manner that its axis is bent upon itself. T. G. Thomas. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/A/91
anteflexion 1. The forward curvature of an organ or part, so that its top is turned anteriorly; particularly, the normal forward curvature of the uterus. 2. A displacement forward of an organ; especially, the uterus, in such a manner that its axis is bent upon itself.Found on http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/835/
Latin ante = before, and flexere = to bend, hence anterior angulation between the body and cervix of the uterus.Found on http://www.anatomy.usyd.edu.au/glossary/glossary.cgi?
Type: Term Pronunciation: an′tē-flek′shŭn Definitions: 1. 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.Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=4593
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