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Anteversion (uterine)

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In the majority of women the uterus is anteverted. This means that the uterus has its long axis directed forward and the cervix points backwards. The uterine body then flops forwards on the cervix - anteflexed. It is possible to palpate an anteverted uterus via bimanual examination.

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