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pos·te·ri·or

 (pŏ-stîr′ē-ər, pō-)
adj.
1. Located behind a part or toward the rear of a structure.
2. Relating to the caudal end of the body in quadrupeds or the back of the body in humans and other primates.
3. Botany Next to or facing the main stem or axis.
4. Coming after in order; following.
5. Following in time; subsequent.
n.
The buttocks.

[Latin, comparative of posterus, coming after, from post, afterward; see apo- in Indo-European roots.]

pos·te′ri·or·ly adv.

posterior

(pɒˈstɪərɪə)
adj
1. situated at the back of or behind something
2. coming after or following another in a series
3. coming after in time
4. (Zoology) zoology (of animals) of or near the hind end
5. (Botany) botany (of a flower) situated nearest to the main stem
6. (Anatomy) anatomy dorsal or towards the spine
n
7. (Anatomy) the buttocks; rump
8. (Statistics) statistics a posterior probability
[C16: from Latin: latter, from posterus coming next, from post after]
posˈteriorly adv

pos•te•ri•or

(pɒˈstɪər i ər, poʊ-)

adj.
1. situated behind or at the rear of; hinder (opposed to anterior).
2. coming after in order, as in a series.
3. coming after in time; later; subsequent (sometimes fol. by to).
4.
a. (in animals and embryos) pertaining to or toward the rear or caudal end of the body.
b. (in humans and other primates) pertaining to or toward the back plane of the body, equivalent to the dorsal surface of quadrupeds.
5. Bot. toward the back and near the main axis, as the upper lip of a flower.
n.
6. the hinder parts or rump of the body; buttocks.
[1525–35; < Latin, comp. of posterus coming after, derivative of post after]
pos•te′ri•or•ly, adv.
pos•te`ri•or′i•ty (-ˈɔr ɪ ti, -ˈɒr-) n.
syn: See back1.

posterior

1. Behind; to the rear.
2. Toward or at the back.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.posterior - the fleshy part of the human body that you sit onposterior - the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on; "he deserves a good kick in the butt"; "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?"
body part - any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
torso, trunk, body - the body excluding the head and neck and limbs; "they moved their arms and legs and bodies"
2.posterior - a tooth situated at the back of the mouthposterior - a tooth situated at the back of the mouth
tooth - hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense
Adj.1.posterior - located at or near or behind a part or near the end of a structure
back - related to or located at the back; "the back yard"; "the back entrance"
anterior - of or near the head end or toward the front plane of a body
2.posterior - coming at a subsequent time or stage; "without ulterior argument"; "the mood posterior to"
subsequent - following in time or order; "subsequent developments"

posterior

noun
1. bottom, behind (informal), bum (Brit. slang), seat, rear, tail (informal), butt (U.S. & Canad. informal), ass (U.S. & Canad. taboo slang), buns (U.S. slang), arse (taboo slang), buttocks, backside, rump, rear end, derrière (euphemistic), tush (U.S. slang), fundament, jacksy (Brit. slang) her curvaceous posterior
adjective
1. rear, back, hinder, hind the posterior lobe of the pituitary gland

posterior

adjective
1. Located in the rear:
Nautical: after.
2. Following something else in time:
noun
The part of one's back on which one rests in sitting:
buttock (used in plural), derrière, rump, seat.
Informal: backside, behind, bottom, rear.
Slang: bun (used in plural), fanny, tush.
Chiefly British: bum.
Translations
تالٍ، لاحِق
pozdějšízadní
bag-bagerstbagtil
hát só
bak-, aftur-
vėlesnis
vēlākais
nasledujúci
arkasonraki

posterior

[pɒsˈtɪərɪəʳ]
A. ADJ (frm) → posterior
B. Ntrasero m

posterior

[pɒˈstɪəriər] npostérieur m, derrière m

posterior

adj (form)hintere(r, s); (in time) → spätere(r, s); to be posterior to somethinghinter etw (dat)liegen; (in time) → nach etw (dat)kommen, auf etw (acc)folgen
n (hum)Allerwerteste(r) m (hum)

posterior

[pɒsˈtɪərɪəʳ]
1. n (hum) → deretano, didietro
2. adj (Tech) → posteriore

posterior

(pəˈstiəriə) adjective
coming, or situated behind.

pos·ter·i·or

a. posterior.
rel. a la parte dorsal o trasera de una estructura;
que continúa; que sigue.

posterior

adj posterior
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