Medical Definition of Angle of anteversion

1. The angle formed by a line drawn through the centre of the long axis of the neck of the femur meeting a line drawn in the transverse axis of the condyles, when the bone is viewed from above, looking straight down through the head of the femur. It is used to illustrate the normal degree of anteversion about 12° of the neck of the femur, which may be increased or decreased in some diseases. Synonym: angle of antetorsion. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Angle Of Anteversion

angle-closure glaucoma
angle-park
angle bisector
angle bisectors
angle bracket
angle brackets
angle closure glaucoma
angle for
angle grinder
angle grinders
angle iron
angle of Fuchs
angle of anomaly
angle of antetorsion
angle of anteversion (current term)
angle of aperture
angle of attack
angle of convergence
angle of declination
angle of depression
angle of deviation
angle of dip
angle of eccentricity
angle of emergence
angle of extinction
angle of femoral torsion
angle of incidence
angle of inclination
angle of iris

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