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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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In the present study, favorable prognoses without any complications were achieved in all four traumatic cataract patients with posterior capsular rupture.
After posterior fixation surgery, the vertebral arch (T12-L3) in a CT scan indicated a complete bone union and bridge formation (Figure 3).
All 12 cases (4 in each series) involved posterior communicating artery aneurysms that incorporated a fetal origin of the posterior cerebral artery (PCA).
Conclusion: Incisional CSF leaks after posterior fossa surgery should be managed with re-suturing of the wound and concomitant CSF lumbar drainage, instead of an initial trial of conservative therapy alone.
Conclusion: There is significant rise in IOP associated with Nd: YAG laser posterior capsulotomy as evident from the statistical analysis.
[8] concluded that 35% of newborns had posterior lingual frenulum.
According to the company, the DTRAX Spinal System is a set of surgical instruments indicated for performing posterior cervical fusion in patients with cervical degenerative disc disease.
Patients were divided into two groups, one group consisting of patients who underwent posterior capsulorhexis and anterior vitrectomy with the IOL implanted entirely in the capsular bag (group 1) and the other consisting of those who underwent posterior capsulorhexis with IOL optic capture through the posterior capsulorhexis (group 2).
Because the mastoid air cells and the posterior semicircular canal are bony structures, their anatomic locations in relation to the internal acoustic canal are visible in a computed tomography (CT) scan.
Nd:YAG laser posterior capsulotomy introduced a technique for closed-eye, effective and relatively safe opening of the opacified posterior capsule, and laser capsulotomy rapidly became the standard of care.
With an anteroposterior needle trajectory, the target injection point of a lateral QL block is the anterolateral margin of the QL, and that of a posterior QL block is the lumbar interfascial triangle (LIFT) on the posterior surface of the QL [1, 5].