anteflexion


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anteflexion

[‚an·tē′flek·shən]
(medicine)
Forward bending of an organ on itself.
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Patient B was on zidovudine (AZT), 3TC and efavirenz (EFV), had no cognitive complaints and a MMSE of 30/30; he presented mild rigidity and bradykinesia in the right side, moderate neck rigidity, reduced arm swing, anteflexion of the trunk and postural instability.
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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.