Posterior: The back or behind, as opposed to the anterior. For a more complete listing of terms used in medicine for spatial orientation, please see the entry to 'Anatomic Orientation Terms'.
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Pos·te'ri·or (pŏs*tē'rĭ*ẽr) adjective [ Latin posterior , compar. of posterus coming after, from post after. See Post- .] 1. Later in time; hence, later in the order of proceeding or movi...
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<anatomy> Situated in back of or in the back part of or affecting the back or dorsal surface of the body. In lower animals, it refers to the caudal end of the body. ... Origin: L. = behind, neut. Posterius ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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adjective at or near the hind end in quadrupeds or toward the spine in primates
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(pos-tēr´e-әr) directed toward or situated at the back; opposite of anterior. Called also dorsal.
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• (a.) Situated behind; hinder; -- opposed to anterior. • (a.) Later in time; hence, later in the order of proceeding or moving; coming after; -- opposed to prior. • (a.) At or toward the caudal extremity; caudal; -- in human anatomy often used for dorsal. • (a.) On the side next...
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(L. 'behind'; neut. posterius) situated in back of, or in the back part of, or affecting the back or dorsal surface of the body. In lower animals, it refers to the caudal end of the body.
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posterior 1. Situated in back of, or in the back part of, a structure. 2. The fleshy part of the human body that that a person sits on. 3. At or near the hind end in quadrupeds or toward the spine in primates. 4. In humans and other bipeds, towards the back surface of the body; also called, the d...
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Near the rear end.
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Located toward the rear.
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- the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
- a tooth situated at the back of the mouth
Refers to teeth and tissues towards the back of the mouth (distal to the canines): maxillary and mandibular premolars and molars.
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Behind; closer to or in the direction of the rear or tail.
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