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Definition of Posterior

Posterior
Posterior Pos*te"ri*or (p[o^]s*t[=e]"r[i^]*[~e]r), a. [L. posterior, compar. of posterus coming after, from post after. See Post-.] 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

- Posterior may refer to: Posterior (anatomy), the end of an organism opposite to its head Buttocks, as a euphemism Posterior horn (disambiguation) Posterior...
- The posterior pituitary (or neurohypophysis) is the posterior lobe of the pituitary gland which is part of the endocrine system. The posterior pituitary...
- In Bayesian statistics, the posterior probability of a random event or an uncertain proposition is the conditional probability that is ****igned[clarification...
- The posterior chain is a group of muscles on the posterior of the body. Examples of these muscles include the hamstrings, the gluteus maximus, erector...
- another commissure the posterior labial commissure which is also the posterior boundary of the pudendum. The interval between the posterior commissure and the...
- The tibialis posterior muscle 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...
- The posterior fontanelle (lambdoid fontanelle, occipital fontanelle) is a gap between bones in the human skull (known as fontanelle), triangular in form...
- Posterior circulation infarct (POCI) is a type of cerebral infarction affecting the posterior circulation supplying one side of the brain. Posterior circulation...
- muscle fibers, namely the anterior or clavicular part (pars clavicularis) posterior or sca****r part (pars sca****ris) intermediate or acromial part (pars...
- The posterior commissure (also known as the epithalamic commissure) is a rounded band of white fibers crossing the middle line on the dorsal aspect of...