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Posterior

from the Latin: posterus — coming after, following
German: Posterior

Definition

Posterior is an adjective with the meanings: Directed toward or situated at the back; located behind, or toward the rear of, a part or structure. The location of vessels is most often described.

Examples:


The opposite of posterior is anterior.

Specialties: Anatomy

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