anteroposterior

adjective
an·​tero·​pos·​te·​ri·​or | \ -pō-ˈstir-ē-ər, -pä- How to pronounce anteroposterior (audio) \

Medical Definition of anteroposterior

: concerned with or extending along a direction or axis from front to back or from anterior to posterior

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anteroposteriorly adverb

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