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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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Posterior uveitis is a chronic, non-infectious inflammatory disease affecting the posterior segment of the eye, often involving the retina, which is a leading cause of blindness in the developed and developing countries.
Encompassing 150 implants, the Posterior Spine Truss System affords surgeons a wide range of options that provide an optimal match for each patient's unique anatomy.
Some have suggested that rTSA be used in cases of severe retroversion combined with excessive posterior subluxation, the B2 glenoid according to the Walch classification.
In the second stage, Ferejohn claims that the epistemology of the Posterior Analytics develops from reflection on the Meno's suggestion that knowledge is true belief with an explanatory account.
After over 150 successful surgeries, we are excited to announce the commercial launch of our Blackbird posterior cervical system," said Steve Ainsworth, Ph.
Head black, except mandible, clypeus, gena, face near clypeus and shortly along orbits, ventral side of head around mouth ferruginous; antenna testaceous; mesosoma black, except lateral margins and posterior collar of pronotum testaceous; metasoma brown; legs testaceous, except distal extremities of tibiae darkened, part of metacoxa and outer side of club of metafemur brown.
On the left, there was a broad defect of the posterior bony canal wall leading to a confluent area of mastoid air cells lateral to the Koerner septum (figure 2).
Indian ophthalmologists Agarwal and Jacob bring together other ophthalmic surgeons from India, the US, Europe, and Australia, who explain the prevention and management of posterior capsular rupture to cataract surgeons, ophthalmologists, residents, and graduate students.
High-signal changes were observed in T2A series extending from the posterior part of the right temporal lobe to the right parietal lobe and in the subcortical white matter in the right posteroparietal region (Picture-2a).
Computed-tomography, confirmed a posterior dislocation of the femoral head with no associated acetabular fracture (Fig.
Titled "Relevance and Significance of Posterior Cardiac Ablation," the event explored how epicardial ablation, under direct endoscopic visibility and without chest incisions, can create posterior isolation, which may have clinical impact.
The posterior urethra was dilated with radiological signs of bladder neck hypertrophy (Fig.