posterior[ po-steer-ee-er, poh- ]SEE DEFINITION OF posterior
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The Cistudo enlarges the cavity with the help of its posterior legs.
Occipital margin: in Mallophaga, the posterior margin of the head.
Pleopoda: abdominal legs of larva: posterior legs of an adult.
His subjects paid their respects to him, kissing his posterior face.
The soft-palate is a structure which hangs from the posterior edge of the hard-palate.
His knowledge is eternal: it is not posterior to His essence.
We must acknowledge that the will of God is eternal and that it is not posterior to His essence.
Roger is disinclined to move, he must finish the Posterior Analytics.
This is caused by ulcers on the posterior wall of the larynx.
The posterior fins and tail of the creature were not preserved.
1530s, "later," from Latin posterior "after, later, behind," comparative of posterus "coming after, subsequent," from post "after" (see post-). Meaning "situated behind" is from 1630s.