posterolateral


pos·tero·lat·er·al

adjective \ˌpäs-tə-rō-ˈla-t(ə-)rəl\

Definition of POSTEROLATERAL

:  posterior and lateral in position or direction

Origin of POSTEROLATERAL

posterior + -o- + lateral
First Known Use: 1852

pos·tero·lat·er·al

adjective \ˌpäs-tə-rō-ˈlat-ə-rəl, -ˈla-trəl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of POSTEROLATERAL

: posterior and lateral in position or direction <the posterolateral aspect of the leg>
pos·tero·lat·er·al·ly \-ē\ adverb

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