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Medical Dictionary


adj an·te·ri·or \an-ˈtir-ē-ər\

Medical Definition of ANTERIOR

:  relating to or situated near or toward the head or toward the part in headless animals most nearly corresponding to the head
:  situated toward the front of the body :  ventral—used in human anatomy because of the upright posture of humans
an·te·ri·or·ly adverb
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