posterolateral

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adjective pos·tero·lat·er·al \ˌpäs-tə-rō-ˈla-t(ə-)rəl\

Definition of posterolateral

  1. :  posterior and lateral in position or direction

Origin and Etymology of posterolateral

posterior + -o- + lateral


First Known Use: 1852


Medical Dictionary

posterolateral

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adjective pos·tero·lat·er·al \ˌpäs-tə-rō-ˈlat-ə-rəl, -ˈla-trəl\

Medical Definition of posterolateral

  1. :  posterior and lateral in position or direction <the posterolateral aspect of the leg>

posterolaterally

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