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  • adj.rear
  • adj.subsequent
  • nounbehind of animate being

synonyms for posterior

  • back
  • behind
  • hind
  • last
  • after
  • dorsal
  • hinder
  • hindmost
  • in back of
  • retral
  • backside
  • derriere
  • fanny
  • rear end
  • rump
  • back
  • bottom
  • butt
  • buttocks
  • can
  • cheeks
  • duff
  • rear
  • seat
  • tail
  • tush
  • hind part
  • keister
  • tail end
  • tokus

antonyms for posterior

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  • front
  • anterior
  • preceding
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    The first one on that list will strengthen your core while specifically targeting your glutes, and the other two will help your underactive posterior muscles, she explains.
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    He mistakenly called them fungi, but scientists later identified the bright cloud of DNA in the embryo’s posterior pole as bacteria and named them Blochmannia after their discoverer.
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    Normally, ant eggs have a single zone at their posterior pole that expresses germline genes.
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    One system would tell toilet users apart from looking at photos of an individual’s posterior.
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    Its anterior portion is slender and thread-like, while the posterior portion is thicker (Fig. 112).
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    The upper wings are white, with a posterior broad black subtriangular border, having two or three white spots at the apex.
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    These Cupids must have been erected in the time of the Dutch dynasty, as I judge from the immense posterior developments.
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    In Marmota the baculum is greatly enlarged at the posterior end and forms a shieldlike surface.
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    Position of the supraorbital notch in relation to the posterior notch of the zygomatic plate.
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    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO POSTERIOR

    • afterwards
    • back
    • back of
    • behind
    • below
    • ensuing
    • hind
    • hindmost
    • in the rear
    • later
    • next
    • posterior
    • postliminary
    • rear
    • subsequential
    • subsequently
    • succeeding
    • thereafter
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