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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 probability, the conditional...
- 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[clarification needed] is the conditional probability that...
- 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 deltoid...
- Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) is a syndrome characterized by headache, confusion, seizures and visual loss. It may occur due to...
- 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...
- source to patient's anterior body wall through the body to exit through posterior body wall. There is no definite limit to the contexts in which terms may...
- 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...
- The posterior cricoarytenoid muscles are small, paired muscles that extend from the posterior cricoid cartilage to the arytenoid cartilages in the larynx...
- The posterior border of the ala, shorter than the anterior, also presents two projections separated by a notch, the posterior superior iliac spine and...
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