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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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n in having paraclypei without tooth and, shape of blade which is broad, ventral margin of pygophore with broad and medially a little notched median lobe, but it is very much different in having 2ndantennal segment distinctly longer than 3rd, blade with round apex and without apical spine, inner spine much prominent, outer margin at apex depressed, inner margin very much sinuated, first gonocoxae with outer margin concave and with distinctly produced inner angle, spermathecal bulb with two finger-like processes while in naokotiensis2nd antennal segment sub equal or a little longer than 3rd, parameral blade with bent spine, inner spine less prominent, inner margin swollen, first gonocoxae posteriorly quite straight and spermathecal bulb with three processes.
Subdural bleeding, in distinction, can diffuse freely into the posterior fossa and spinal subdural spaces and may be seen posteriorly and laterally at the level of the foramen magnum or extending below the mid axis body.
Posteriorly based tongue flap also has a technical difficulty in flap elevation and suturing, twisting and avascular necrosis.
The tibia is restricted in gliding posteriorly on the talus.
Li, "A variant of a type V lateral clavicle fracture involving a posteriorly displaced medial segment.
Specially designed low profile spiked Hohmann retractors with an angle are inserted anteriorly deep to the subscapularis tendon and posteriorly along the anatomic neck of the humerus deep to the posterior rotator cuff insertion (Fig.
The fifth ceratobranchial is located more posteriorly to the basibranchial copula (Figure 4), and it articulates with the anterior region of the scapulocoracoid.
lachataoensis Garcia Aldrete & Casasola (2012), in that the distal processes of the male hypandrium are much more slender posteriorly, each process bearing a sclerotized, small acuminate projection proximally on inner side, and in having a transverse, strongly sclerotized area at the bottom of the median concavity.
The technology features an integrated lateral anchor to limit device distortion medially and into the axilla, as well as a rein in the superior aspect of the expander to prevent expansion in the upper pole and posteriorly against the chest wall.
In the operating room median sternotomy was performed followed by pericardiotomy and removal of blood clots along with posteriorly lying bullet.
Colour in life of males: body yellow shading yellow white on abdomen; 5 irregular red orange bands; dorsal fin yellow, spinous portion, dusky spots on outer part, black on the first membrane, a central lavender band becoming black toward soft rays, soft portion with a black central band abruptly translucent posteriorly, anal fin yellow, soft portion with a broad lavender black central band becoming narrower on the spinous part.