posterior definition

  • adjective:
    • found behind part or toward the rear of a structure.
    • concerning the caudal end of this human body in quadrupeds or perhaps the dorsal part in humans as well as other primates.
    • Botany alongside or facing the main stem or axis.
    • Coming after if you wish; after.
    • Following with time; subsequent.
    • Located behind, or towards the back of an object.
    • Following if you wish or in time.
    • Nearer the trunk end; nearer the caudal end associated with the human body in quadrupeds or the dorsal result in bipeds.
    • Next to, or facing the main stem or axis.
    • later on in time; thus, later on in the region of proceeding or moving; coming after; -- against prior.
    • Situated behind; hinder; -- in opposition to anterior.
    • At or toward the caudal extremity; caudal; -- in human body frequently useful for dorsal.
    • quietly next the axis of inflorescence; -- stated of an axillary rose.
    • found at or near or behind a part or nearby the end of a structure
    • coming at a subsequent time or stage
  • noun:
    • The bottom.
    • The buttocks.
    • The hinder part; into the plural, the hinder parts of the body of guy or any pet.
    • plural The latter component.
    • the fleshy part of the body you sit on
    • a tooth situated behind the lips
  • others:
    • later on in position in a string or plan of action; coming immediately following.
    • specially, later on or subsequent with time: against prior.
    • Situated behind; hinder: against anterior.
    • In botany, situated privately nearest the axis; superior: stated for the elements of an axillary flower. Compare anterior.

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