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synonyms for anterior

  • antecedent
  • former
  • past
  • precedent
  • foregoing
  • preceding
  • previous
See also synonyms for: anteriority / anteriorly
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antonyms for anterior

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  • after
  • current
  • following
  • future
  • present
  • ending
  • posterior
  • subsequent
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For example, the head forms at the anterior end, limbs form in the mid-body, and the tail forms at the posterior end.
ANIMALS HAVE AN INTERNAL ‘GPS’ THAT TELLS BODY PARTS WHERE TO GROWETHAN BIER/THE CONVERSATIONNOVEMBER 12, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The anterior cingulate cortex plays a role in emotion, blood pressure, heart rate, morality and where we allocate our attention, all of which come into play during nightmares.
SCIENTISTS ARE LEARNING TO READ—AND CHANGE—YOUR NIGHTMARESJEFFREY KLUGERAUGUST 6, 2020TIME
Marquis explains that the likeliest loci are the anterior cingulate cortex, hippocampus, amygdala, and medial prefrontal cortex.
SCIENTISTS ARE LEARNING TO READ—AND CHANGE—YOUR NIGHTMARESJEFFREY KLUGERAUGUST 6, 2020TIME
That which is called nasality is caused by the failure of the tone to reach freely the anterior cavities of the nares.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
Its anterior portion is slender and thread-like, while the posterior portion is thicker (Fig. 112).
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Because the people of God view themselves as bound by anterior engagements of his Church.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
This was the first settling of North America, and thirteen years anterior to the landing of the Pilgrims.
THE CONDITION, ELEVATION, EMIGRATION, AND DESTINY OF THE COLORED PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATESMARTIN R. DELANY
The projection of the anterior root of P4 seems to be correlated with the presence or absence of P3.
GENERA AND SUBGENERA OF CHIPMUNKSJOHN A. WHITE
The presence or absence of P3 and the projection of the anterior root of P4 in relation to the masseteric knob.
GENERA AND SUBGENERA OF CHIPMUNKSJOHN A. WHITE
Frith Gilds, with much the same objects, had been common anterior to the Conquest.
THE INFLUENCE AND DEVELOPMENT OF ENGLISH GILDSFRANCIS AIDEN HIBBERT
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WORDS RELATED TO ANTERIOR

  • anterior
  • earlier
  • foregoing
  • former
  • past
  • precedent
  • preceding
  • precursory
  • preliminary
  • previous
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