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posterior British & World English

Further back in position; of or nearer the rear or hind end

posterior English Thesaurus

the posterior part of the skull

posterior mediastinum British & World English

The posterior portion of the inferior mediastinum, lying between the pericardium and the vertebral column, and containing the descending aorta and oesophagus.

posterior presentation British & World English

Veterinary Med. presentation of a fetus in which the hind legs (or the hindquarters, in the case of an abnormal posterior presentation) lie adjacent to the mother's cervix and emerge first at birth.

posterior probability British & World English

The statistical probability that a hypothesis is true calculated in the light of relevant observations

anteroposterior British & World English

Relating to or directed towards both front and back

posterior synechia in synechia British & World English

Ophthalmology. Adhesion between the iris and the cornea (more fully anterior synechia) or between the iris and the capsule of the lens (more fully posterior synechia); an adhesion of this kind.

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