Definition of Posterior. Meaning of Posterior. Synonyms of Posterior
Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word Posterior. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word Posterior and, of course, Posterior synonyms and on the right images related to the word Posterior.
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
- 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...
- Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome
(PRES) is a syndrome characterized
by headache, confusion, seizures
loss. It may occur
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
- The posterior pituitary
(or neurohypophysis) is the posterior
lobe of the pituitary gland which
is part of the endocrine
system. The posterior
- The posterior commissure
as the epithalamic
commissure) is a rounded
band of white fibers crossing
line on the dorsal aspect
- On the posterior surface
of the heart, the right coronary artery gives
rise to the posterior interventricular
artery, also known
as the posterior
- The posterior chain
is a group
on the posterior
of the body. Examples
of these muscles include
the hamstrings, the gluteus
- another commissure
the posterior labial commissure which
is also the posterior boundary
of the pudendum. The interval between
the posterior commissure
Recent Searches ...
Related images to Posterior