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anterior

1. Zoology of or near the head end
2. Botany (of part of a flower or leaf) situated farthest away from the main stem

anterior

[an′tir·ē·ər]
(zoology)
Situated near or toward the front or head of an animal body.
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Sclarovsky believes that this pattern of deep anterior Q waves with persistently elevated ST segments and tall T waves indicates lack of reperfusion of the myocardium due to a severely damaged microcirculation (12).
Patients with symptomatic anterior vaginal prolapse to the hymen or beyond were included in the trial.
The patient with the damaged anterior insula showed a much slower response when asked if the women in the photos could be objects of love.
The anterior hip procedure is minimally invasive, occurring through the front of the hip.
Bates (10) reported a patient examined using dynamic ultrasonography, which turned out to be bilateral anterior tibialis muscle herniations.
Review of the literature reveals only three previous reported cases of open anterior hip dislocation in adults [6-8].
Although there is an overwhelming predominance of anterior over posterior dislocations of the shoulder, the same does not hold true for bilateral cases.
5) Valls and Melloni evaluated the feasibility of MR arthrography of the shoulder with sonographic guidance using an anterior approach, which is the conventional radiological route.
The anterior cingulate cortex plays a central role in many cognitive tasks--functions that are often disturbed in children with learning disabilities, Dr.
There was a history of 6 previous episodes of acute anterior uveitis (AAU), or iritis, in one or the other eye since the age of 24.
All underwent a full slit-lamp anterior segment examination as well as dilated fundi examination with slit-lamp biomicroscopy.
Scientists hooked them up to machines that allowed them to see what was going on in their own rostral anterior cingulate cortexes.