anteflexion


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anteflexion

[‚an·tē′flek·shən]
(medicine)
Forward bending of an organ on itself.
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The most common causes of complications during ETs are cervical stenosis, acute anteflexion, retroflexion of uterus, presence of large uterine or cervical polyp or fibroid.
Representative results of KMRI of the lumbar spine are shown in Figure 5, which includes the slices at the middle plane of the vertebral body and at the level of the intervertebral foramen in maximal anteflexion, neutral, and maximal retroflexion positions.
Poor matching of the probe size to the patient, excessive anteflexion or retroflexion of the probe tip and locking the position of the tip can increase the risk of trauma.