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Definition of Posterior
PosteriorPosterior Pos*te"ri*or (p[o^]s*t[=e]"r[i^]*[~e]r), a. [L.
posterior, compar. of posterus coming after, from post after.
1. Later in time; hence, later in the order of proceeding or
moving; coming after; -- opposed to prior.
Hesiod was posterior to Homer. --Broome.
2. Situated behind; hinder; -- opposed to anterior.
3. (Anat.) At or toward the caudal extremity; caudal; -- in
human anatomy often used for dorsal.
4. (Bot.) On the side next the axis of inflorescence; -- said
of an axillary flower. --Gray.
Meaning of Posterior from wikipedia
(anatomy), the end of an organism opposite
to its head Buttocks, as a euphemism Posterior
probability, the conditional...
- deltoid. Posterior
or spinal fibers arise
from the lower
lip of the posterior border
of the spine
of the sca****. They are commonly called posterior
- Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome
(PRES) is a syndrome characterized
by headache, confusion, seizures
loss. It may occur
- The tibialis posterior
is the most central
of all the leg muscles, and is located
in the deep posterior compartment
of the leg. It is the key stabilizing...
- another commissure
the posterior labial commissure which
is also the posterior boundary
of the pudendum. The interval between
the posterior commissure
- The posterior pituitary
(or neurohypophysis) is the posterior
lobe of the pituitary gland which
is part of the endocrine
system. The posterior
- In Bayesian
statistics, the posterior probability
of a random event
or an uncertain
proposition[clarification needed] is the conditional probability
- The posterior border
of the ala, shorter
than the anterior, also presents
two projections separated
by a notch, the posterior superior iliac spine
- The posterior chain
is a group
on the posterior
of the body. Examples
of these muscles include
the hamstrings, the gluteus
- On the posterior surface
of the heart, the right coronary artery gives
rise to the posterior interventricular
artery, also known
as the posterior
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