Pos`te´ri`or   Pronunciation: pǒs`tē´rĭ`ẽr
a.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.
Noun1.Posteriorposterior - the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on; "he deserves a good kick in the butt"; "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?"
2.posterior - a tooth situated at the back of the mouth
Synonyms: back tooth
Adj.1.posterior - at or near the hind end in quadrupeds or toward the spine in primates
anterior - of or near the head end or toward the front plane of the body
aft, after, aftermost, afterpart, afterpiece, appendant, arse, ass, attendant, back, back door, back seat, back side, backside, backward, behind, bottom, breech, bum, butt, buttocks, cadet, consecutive, consequent, croup, crupper, derriere, ensuing, flack, following, haunches, heel, hind, hind end, hind part, hinder, hindermost, hindhand, hindhead, hindmost, junior, later, latter, lineal, nates, next, occiput, postern, postpositional, postpositive, proximate, puisne, rear, rear end, rearmost, rearward, retral, retrograde, reverse, rump, seat, sequacious, sequent, sequential, stern, subsequent, succeeding, successive, suffixed, tail, tail end, tailpiece, tuchis, younger
Translate Posterior to German, Translate Posterior to French
posted write-through
Postel, Jon
poster board
poster boy
poster child
poster color
poster colour
poster girl
poster paint
-- Posterior --
posterior cardinal vein
posterior cerebral artery
posterior facial vein
posterior labial veins
posterior meningeal artery
posterior naris
posterior pituitary
posterior pituitary gland
posterior serratus muscle
posterior synechia
posterior temporal artery
posterior vein of the left ventricle
Posteriora derogant prioribus
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