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English definition of “anterior”

anterior

adjective [before noun]     /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 .General location and orientation → Compare posterior adjective
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