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posterior

1. Zoology (of animals) of or near the hind end
2. Botany (of a flower) situated nearest to the main stem
3. Anatomy dorsal or towards the spine
4. the buttocks; rump

posterior

[pä′stir·ē·ər]
(zoology)
The hind end of an organism.
Toward the back, or hinder end, of the body.
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Numerous modifications have been reported for posterior polar cataract surgery, which is still one of the challenging cases for anterior segment surgeons.
In the current study, of the devastating complications of posterior polar cataract surgery, posterior capsule rupture rate was comparable with the literature (15.
With low complication rates, torsional phacoemulsification is a safe and preferable technique in posterior polar cataract management.

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