Associations to the word «Anterior»


ANTERIOR, adjective. Before in place.
ANTERIOR, adjective. Before or earlier in time; prior to; preceding.
ANTERIOR, adjective. (anatomy) Nearer the forward end; nearer the head of an animal or the front of a human.
ANTERIOR AURICULAR MUSCLE, noun. A muscle surrounding the auricula or outer ear.
ANTERIOR CHAMBER, noun. (ophthalmology) space inside the eye between the cornea and the iris, filled with aqueous humour
ANTERIOR CHAMBERS, noun. Plural of anterior chamber
ANTERIOR CINGULATE CORTEX, noun. (anatomy) The frontal part of the cingulate cortex
ANTERIOR CINGULATE CORTEXES, noun. Plural of anterior cingulate cortex
ANTERIOR PITUITARY, noun. (anatomy) adenohypophysis
ANTERIOR PITUITARY GLAND, noun. (anatomy) adenohypophysis

Dictionary definition

ANTERIOR, noun. A tooth situated at the front of the mouth; "his malocclusion was caused by malposed anteriors".
ANTERIOR, adjective. Of or near the head end or toward the front plane of a body.
ANTERIOR, adjective. Earlier in time.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats