posteroanterior

adjective

pos·​tero·​an·​te·​ri·​or ˌpäs-tə-rō-an-ˈtir-ē-ər How to pronounce posteroanterior (audio)
: involving or produced in a direction from the back toward the front (as of the body or an organ)
a posteroanterior radiograph

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“Posteroanterior.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/posteroanterior. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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