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The condition or fact of being bent forwards, especially the condition of the uterus in which the fundus is bent forwards with respect to the cervix. Also: the action of bending something forwards. Contrasted with retroflexion.
Mid 19th century. From ante- + flexion, after French antéflexion.
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