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English definition of “anterior”

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
(Definition of anterior from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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