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Posterior

Meanings and phrases

posterior

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. located at or near or behind a part or near the end of a structure
  2. coming at a subsequent time or stage; later; ulterior

posterior

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a tooth situated at the back of the mouth; back tooth
  2. the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on; buttocks; nates; arse; butt; backside; bum; buns; can; fundament; hindquarters; hind end; keister; prat; rear; rear end; rump; stern; seat; tail; tail end; tooshie; tush; bottom; behind; derriere; fanny; ass

arteria temporalis posterior

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. temporal artery that supplies the posterior part of the cortex of the temporal lobe; posterior temporal artery

musculus serratus posterior

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n.
  1. skeletal muscle that draws the rib cage backward and downward; posterior serratus muscle; serratus posterior

posterior cardinal vein

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a major drainage channel from the caudal part of the body

posterior cerebral artery

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. arises from the basilar artery; divides into three branches

posterior facial vein

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. posterior branch of the facial vein; formed by temporal veins in front of the ear; retromandibular vein; vena retromandibularis

posterior labial veins

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. veins that pass posterior from the labia majora to the internal pudendal vein; venae labiales posteriores

posterior meningeal artery

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. branch of the ascending pharyngeal artery that supplies the dura mater of the posterior cranial fossa

posterior naris

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. either one of the two posterior openings at the back of the nasal cavity leading to the nasopharynx

posterior pituitary

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the posterior lobe of the pituitary body; primarily glandular in nature; posterior pituitary gland; neurohypophysis; pars nervosa

posterior pituitary gland

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the posterior lobe of the pituitary body; primarily glandular in nature; posterior pituitary; neurohypophysis; pars nervosa

posterior serratus muscle

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. skeletal muscle that draws the rib cage backward and downward; serratus posterior; musculus serratus posterior

posterior subcapsular cataract

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a cataract in the rear of the lens capsule

posterior synechia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. adhesion between the iris and the lens

posterior temporal artery

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. temporal artery that supplies the posterior part of the cortex of the temporal lobe; arteria temporalis posterior

posterior vein of the left ventricle

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. arises near the apex of the heart and empties into the coronary sinus; vena posterior ventriculi sinistri

serratus posterior

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. skeletal muscle that draws the rib cage backward and downward; posterior serratus muscle; musculus serratus posterior

serratus posterior inferior

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a thin quadrilateral muscle at the junction of the thoracic and lumbar regions; acts to counteract the pull of the diaphragm on the ribs to which it is attached

serratus posterior superior

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a thin quadrilateral muscle of the upper and dorsal part of the thorax; acts to elevate the upper ribs

tibialis posterior

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a deep muscle of the leg; tibialis posticus

vena posterior ventriculi sinistri

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. arises near the apex of the heart and empties into the coronary sinus; posterior vein of the left ventricle

posterior part

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E.g.
  • The anterior part is pale brown, whereas the posterior part is darker brown.
  • Valeriano also designed the posterior part (1589) of the church of Gesù in Genoa.
  • The sternum is longer than it is wide, and has sigillae at least in the posterior part.

posterior end

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A rusty colour appears towards the posterior end.
  • The keel is prominent between mantle and posterior end.
  • The posterior end of the foot in this species can act as a sucker.

anterior and posterior

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
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.

posterior margin

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Two small spines are present at the posterior margin of eye orbit (the postorbital spines).
  • The anal fin is almost as large as the second dorsal fin and lies slightly behind; it has a deep notch in the posterior margin.
  • There is orange elongated spot beginning at the cerebral eyespot fading into a white median stripe that ends close to the posterior margin.

posterior half

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The first dorsal fin originates over the posterior half of the pectoral fin bases.
  • The whip-like dorsal electroreceptive appendage inserts in the posterior half of the body.
  • These keels are produced by the posterior half (metazonite) of each body ring behind the collum.

posterior angle

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The aperture is suboval The posterior angle is acute.
  • The posterior angle is decidedly obtuse.

posterior portion

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The posterior portion of "Terlinguachelys"' mandible for example has several elements that are reduced in later forms.
  • It has three photophores on the posterior portion of the abdomen and the males have a long tail which bears seven deeply embedded long and thin photophores.
  • The dentary is as long as deep, bearing a row of 7–8 conical teeth on the posterior portion, and there are upper and lower pharyngeal tooth plates bearing 9–11 and 7–9 teeth respectively.
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