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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
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anterior

[an′tir·ē·ər]
(zoology)
Situated near or toward the front or head of an animal body.
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Previously, the name was designated according to the etiologies of compression, such as scalenus anticus, costoclavicular, hyperabduction, cervical rib, or first rib syndromes.
The most common areas that are affected by MOT are the quadriceps femoris, brachialis anticus, and the adductor muscles of the thigh (3) although it may occur anywhere.
On the ulna, the scar of the anterior articulate ligament and ridges around the impression of the brachialis anticus are much more similar to Aythya than to species of Anas.
Anticus sp., Chrysomelidae 2, Cicadellidae 1, Diabrotica sp., Drosophila spp., Epitrix sp., Hille sp., Lepidoptera 2, Miridae sp., Nitidulidae 1 y Tripidae 1, las cuales corresponden a 32% del total de especies halladas.
There was a display cabinet with Anticus and Decus, or as they were referred to at the Lunt Fort: Ant and Dec!