Antevert An`te*vert", v. t. [L. antevertere; ante + vertere to turn.] 1. To prevent. [Obs.] --Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster]

2. (Med.) To displace by anteversion. [1913 Webster]

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  • antevert — [an΄tē vʉrt′, an′tivʉrt′] vt. [L antevertere < ante , before + vertere, to turn: see VERSE] to cause anteversion of …   English World dictionary

  • antevert — /an tee verrt /, v.t. Pathol. to displace (the uterus or other body organ) by tipping forward. [1640 50; < L antevertere to go before, precede, equiv. to ante ANTE + vertere to turn] * * * …   Universalium

  • antevert — an·te·vert ant i .vərt, .ant i vt to displace (a body organ) so that the whole axis is directed farther forward than normal …   Medical dictionary

  • antevert — v. cause the uterus to tip forward (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • antevert — an·te·vert …   English syllables

  • antevert — /æntiˈvɜt/ (say antee vert) verb (t) to displace (the uterus) by tipping forward. {Latin antevertere precede} …   Australian English dictionary

  • antevert —   v.t. to displace a body organ forwards. anteversion, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • antevert — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌvərt, ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Latin antevertere, anteverti to come before, prevent, prefer, from ante + vertere to turn more at worth : to displace (a body organ) so that the whole axis is directed… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hindrance — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Hindrance >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 prevention prevention preclusion obstruction stoppage Sgm: N 1 embolus embolus Sgm: N 1 interruption interruption interception interclusion| Sgm: N 1 hindrance …   English dictionary for students

  • anteversion — [an΄tē vʉr′zhən, an′tē vʉr′shən; an΄tivʉr′shən, an′tivʉr′zhən] n. [LL anteversio < L anteversus, pp. of antevertere, ANTEVERT] an abnormal, forward displacement of a body organ, esp. the uterus …   English World dictionary

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