Antepenultimate Anteriority

Anterior

Meanings and phrases

anterior

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. of or near the head end or toward the front plane of a body
  2. earlier in time; prior

anterior

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n.
  1. a tooth situated at the front of the mouth; front tooth

acute anterior poliomyelitis

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n.
  1. an acute viral disease marked by inflammation of nerve cells of the brain stem and spinal cord; poliomyelitis; polio; infantile paralysis

anterior cardinal vein

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n.
  1. a major drainage channel from the cephalic part of the body

anterior cerebral artery

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n.
  1. one of two branches of the internal carotid artery; divides into two branches that serve (1) the thalamus and (2) parts of the frontal and parietal cortex

anterior cerebral vein

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n.
  1. accompanies the anterior cerebral artery and empties into the basal vein; vena cerebri anterior

anterior crural nerve

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n.
  1. one of a pair of nerves that originate from lumbar nerves and supply the muscles and skin of the anterior part of the thigh; femoral nerve; nervus femoralis

anterior facial vein

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n.
  1. a continuation of the angular vein; unites with the retromandibular vein before emptying into the internal jugular vein; vena facialis anterior

anterior fontanelle

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n.
  1. corresponds to the bregma when bones have ossified

anterior horn

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n.
  1. one of two the two roots of a spinal nerve that passes ventrally from the spinal cord and that consists of motor fibers; ventral root; ventral horn; anterior root

anterior jugular vein

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n.
  1. arises below the chin from veins draining the lower face; joins the external jugular vein

anterior labial veins

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n.
  1. veins from the labia majora to the external pudendal vein; venae labiales anteriores

anterior meningeal artery

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n.
  1. branch of the anterior ethmoidal artery that supplies meninges in the anterior cranial fossa

anterior naris

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n.
  1. either one of the two external openings to the nasal cavity in the nose; nostril

anterior pituitary

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n.
  1. the anterior lobe of the pituitary body; primarily glandular in nature; anterior pituitary gland; adenohypophysis
E.g.
  • By seven weeks of gestation, the anterior pituitary is capable of secreting ACTH.
  • [26] By seven weeks of gestation, the anterior pituitary vascular system begins to develop.
  • During the first 12 weeks of gestation, the anterior pituitary undergoes cellular differentiation.

anterior pituitary gland

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n.
  1. the anterior lobe of the pituitary body; primarily glandular in nature; anterior pituitary; adenohypophysis

anterior root

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. one of two the two roots of a spinal nerve that passes ventrally from the spinal cord and that consists of motor fibers; ventral root; ventral horn; anterior horn

anterior serratus muscle

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. muscles that rotate the scapula and elevate the rib cage; serratus anterior; musculus serratus anterior; serratus magnus

anterior synechia

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n.
  1. adhesion between the iris and the cornea

anterior temporal artery

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n.
  1. temporal artery that goes to the anterior part of the cerebral cortex of the temporal lobe; arteria temporalis anterior

anterior vertebral vein

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n.
  1. a vein that accompanies the ascending cervical artery and opens into the vertebral vein; vena vertebralis anterior

arteria temporalis anterior

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n.
  1. temporal artery that goes to the anterior part of the cerebral cortex of the temporal lobe; anterior temporal artery

musculus serratus anterior

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n.
  1. muscles that rotate the scapula and elevate the rib cage; anterior serratus muscle; serratus anterior; serratus magnus

pars anterior

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n.
  1. the anterior part of the anterior pituitary; pars distilis

serratus anterior

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. muscles that rotate the scapula and elevate the rib cage; anterior serratus muscle; musculus serratus anterior; serratus magnus

tibialis anterior

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n.
  1. a muscle running from the tibia to the first metatarsal and cuneiform bones; tibialis anticus

vena cerebri anterior

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. accompanies the anterior cerebral artery and empties into the basal vein; anterior cerebral vein

vena facialis anterior

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a continuation of the angular vein; unites with the retromandibular vein before emptying into the internal jugular vein; anterior facial vein

vena vertebralis anterior

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a vein that accompanies the ascending cervical artery and opens into the vertebral vein; anterior vertebral vein

anterior cruciate

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E.g.
  • On 17 January 2018, he suffered a slight anterior cruciate ligament tear.
  • He tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee two games into the season.
  • During 2015 spring training, Stroman suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee.

anterior cruciate ligament

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E.g.
  • On 17 January 2018, he suffered a slight anterior cruciate ligament tear.
  • He tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee two games into the season.
  • During 2015 spring training, Stroman suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee.

anterior end

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E.g.
  • It is slightly narrower at the anterior end.
  • The juveniles are rather paler and have yellowish bars near the anterior end.
  • The anterior end has a cluster of frontal glands, a pair of eyes and a statocyst.

anterior part

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E.g.
  • Blue spots can often be seen on the nape and the anterior part of the body.
  • The anterior part is pale brown, whereas the posterior part is darker brown.
  • The anterior flagellum appears inactive and just wraps around the anterior part of the cell.

anterior and posterior

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E.g.
  • The pink papershell has a thin, compressed, elongate shell, with rounded anterior and posterior ends.
  • The anterior and posterior ridges are arranged in such a way that they interlock with each other and close the canal.
  • Cream background with a narrow black-brown longitudinal median line which doesn’t reach the anterior and posterior margins.

anterior cingulate

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E.g.
  • One brain region, the subgenual anterior cingulate cortex/basal forebrain, contributes to learning altruistic behavior, especially in those with trait empathy.
  • VBM has also been successfully used to establish a positive correlation between grey matter volumes in the anterior cingulate and intelligence in children aged 5 to 18 years old.
  • The mood effects caused by interleukin-6 following an immune response have been linked to increased activity within the subgenual anterior cingulate cortex, an area involved in the etiology of depression.

anterior margin

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E.g.
  • This series of eight to 38 holes is near the anterior margin.
  • The pseudotentacles are formed by simple folds of the anterior margin.
  • The pseudotentacles are somewhat pointed formed by folds of the anterior margin.

anterior portion

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E.g.
  • The anterior portion of the mesonotum bears a dull black mark.
  • The body of this species is bright orange while the head and anterior portion of the trunk are blue.
  • Respiratory filaments extend from the anterior portion of the egg body and can measure up to 3.21 times its length.

anterior edge

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E.g.
  • The anterior edge of a gill slit is motile, moving outward to allow water to exit, but closing to prevent reverse flow.
  • "Chelidonura" always have well-developed sensory cilia on the anterior edge of the head which are used to find the prey.
  • The light organs are embedded in suborbital cavities and are connected at the anterior edge via a cartilaginous rod like attachment.

anterior half

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E.g.
  • On the anterior half, the abdomen has red streaks laterally.
  • In such cases, the anterior half is referred to as the prenasal and the posterior half is referred to as the postnasal.
  • The anal fin of the male differs from that of the female in having longer rays and a pronounced concavity in the anterior half.

anterior cingulate cortex

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E.g.
  • The mood effects caused by interleukin-6 following an immune response have been linked to increased activity within the subgenual anterior cingulate cortex, an area involved in the etiology of depression.
  • Meta-analyses of structural MRI studies have shown that certain brain regions (e.g., the left rostral anterior cingulate cortex, fronto-insular cortex, ventral prefrontal cortex, and claustrum) are smaller in people with bipolar disorder, whereas other are larger (lateral ventricles, globus pallidus, subgenual anterior cingulate, and the amygdala).
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