Associations to the word «Posterior»


POSTERIOR, adjective. Located behind, or towards the rear of an object.
POSTERIOR, adjective. Following in order or in time.
POSTERIOR, adjective. (anatomy) Nearer the back end; nearer the caudal end of the body in quadrupeds or the dorsal end in bipeds.
POSTERIOR, adjective. (botany) Next to, or facing the main stem or axis.
POSTERIOR, noun. (euphemistic) The buttocks.
POSTERIOR AURICULAR MUSCLE, noun. A muscle surrounding the auricula or outer ear.
POSTERIOR CHAMBER, noun. Narrow space inside the eye between the iris and the lens, filled with aqueous humour
POSTERIOR CHAMBERS, noun. Plural of posterior chamber
POSTERIOR PROBABILITY, noun. (statistics) The probability of an event given the knowledge of occurrence of other events that bear on it; P( A | B ) as contrasted to P( A ), where A is the sought event and B is the sign or symptom event.

Dictionary definition

POSTERIOR, noun. 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?".
POSTERIOR, noun. A tooth situated at the back of the mouth.
POSTERIOR, adjective. Located at or near or behind a part or near the end of a structure.
POSTERIOR, adjective. Coming at a subsequent time or stage; "without ulterior argument"; "the mood posterior to".

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