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anterior

adjective [before noun] uk   /ænˈtɪə.ri.ər/  us   /-ˈtɪr.i.ɚ/
specialized anatomy positioned at or towards the front: Specimens for examination were taken from the anterior side of the left ventricle from each heart.
formal earlier in time
Translations of “anterior”
in Chinese (Traditional) 前部的,前面的, 向前的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 前部的,前面的, 向前的…
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