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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
- Look up posterior
in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Posterior
(anatomy), the end of an organism opposite
to its head Buttocks...
- The posterior chain
is a group
on the posterior
of the body. Examples
of these muscles include
the hamstrings, the gluteus
- The posterior probability
is a type of conditional probability
the prior probability
with information summarized
by the likelihood...
- The posterior pituitary
(or neurohypophysis) is the posterior
lobe of the pituitary gland which
is part of the endocrine
system. The posterior
- 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
- The posterior commissure
as the epithalamic
commissure) is a rounded
band of white fibers crossing
line on the dorsal aspect
- The dorsal
root of spinal nerve
root of spinal nerve
root) is one of two "roots" which emerge
from the spinal
cord. It emerges...
- Posterior cortex usually means
(back) part of the complete cerebral cortex
the occipital, parietal, and temporal
at its posterior
it is prolonged
on to the posterior surface
for a short
distance. The central
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