- the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
- a tooth situated at the back of the mouth
At the back or behind i.e. it has two slightly different meanings - Absolute position (at the back) e.g. - the heel is the posterior part of the foot - Relative position (behind) e.g. - the teeth are posterior to the lips
towards the hind end of the fish Found on http://australianmuseum.net.au/Glossary-of-fish-terms
pertaining to area toward the back or tail. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20126
Towards the rear.
Found on http://www.skullsite.co.uk/glossary.htm
- (zoology) at or near the hind end in quadrupeds or toward the spine in primatesFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=posterior
Towards the end of the butterfly.
Found on http://www.butterfly-guide.co.uk/help/gloss.htm
means situated at or towards the back of the body. Opposite of Anterior. Also see Dorsal.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20541
The back of the body in the anatomical position is the posterior surface. If A is nearer to the back of the body in the anatomical position than B, then A is posterior to B. Equivalent to dorsal, except in the foot, where the dorsum is anterior in the anatomical position â€“ see Dorsal
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20605
describes something that is located in or relates to the back of the body Found on http://www.medichecks.com/glossary.cfm?ltr=P
Towards the back
Found on http://www.dwp.gov.uk/medical/med_conditions/glossary.html
Behind - the opposite of anterior.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20892
The back part.
Found on http://www.gadsbywicks.co.uk/uploaded/3822.pdf
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'.Found on http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=9277
[ Latin posterior
, compar. of posterus
coming after, from post
after. See Post-
Later in time; hence, later in the order of proceeding or moving; coming after; -- opposed to prior
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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) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
at or near the hind end in quadrupeds or toward the spine in primatesFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=posterior
(pos-tēr´e-әr) directed toward or situated at the back; opposite of anterior. Called also dorsal.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
• (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 the axis of inflorescence; -- said of an axillary...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/posterior/
(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.Found on http://users.ugent.be/~rvdstich/eugloss/DIC/dictio69.html
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 dorsal. 5. In quadrupeds, a term sometimes used as ...Found on http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/1084/
Near the rear end.
Found on http://www.xs4all.nl/~ednieuw/Spiders/Spiderglossary.htm
Located toward the rear.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21699
Refers to teeth and tissues towards the back of the mouth (distal to the canines): maxillary and mandibular premolars and molars.Found on http://www.mytonparkdental.co.uk/glossary-of-terms.html
Behind; closer to or in the direction of the rear or tail.Found on http://www.daviddarling.info/encyclopedia/P/posterior.html
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