a bending forward of an organ, especially of the body of the uterus.
If anteflexion be present, the anterior lip of the cervix should be seized with the volsella and fixed by slight traction.
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anteflexion an·te·flex·ion (ān’tē-flěk’shən)
A sharp forward curve or angulation, especially a forward bend in the uterus at the junction of the corpus and cervix.
a room or serving as a waiting room and entrance to a larger . Historical Examples No word came from the palace, no Secret Service officers came to report to her, no courtiers thronged the antehall. A German Pompadour Marie Hay Passing through the antehall, he gained admission to Eberhard Ludwig’s apartment. A German Pompadour […]
- Ante meridian
occurring before noon. of or relating to the forenoon. adjective before noon; in the morning
- Ante meridiem
. uknown the full form of a.m. 1560s, Latin, literally “before noon,” from ante (see ante) + accusative of meridies “midday, noon” (see meridian).
before death: an antemortem confession. antemortem an·te·mor·tem (ān’tē-môr’təm) adj. Before death.
before the creation of the world. adj. “existing or happening before the creation of the world,” 1731; see ante- + mundane.