posterolateral

adjective
pos·​tero·​lat·​er·​al | \ ˌpä-stə-rō-ˈla-t(ə-)rəl How to pronounce posterolateral (audio) \

Definition of posterolateral

: posterior and lateral in position or direction

First Known Use of posterolateral

1836, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for posterolateral

posterior + -o- + lateral

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The first known use of posterolateral was in 1836

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posterodorsal

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“Posterolateral.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/posterolateral. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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posterolateral

adjective
pos·​tero·​lat·​er·​al | \ ˌpäs-tə-rō-ˈlat-ə-rəl, -ˈla-trəl How to pronounce posterolateral (audio) \

Medical Definition of posterolateral

: posterior and lateral in position or direction the posterolateral aspect of the leg

Other Words from posterolateral

posterolaterally \ -​ē How to pronounce posterolateral (audio) \ adverb

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