Definition Of anterior


coming before in time; earlier.

there are few examples of gold and silver work anterior to the dynasty of the Romanoffs

nearer the front, especially situated in the front of the body or nearer to the head.

the veins anterior to the heart

Example Of anterior

  • A second separate irregular sacculated pouch was located anterior to the first in the septum and anterior left ventricular wall.

  • As it descends, it progressively courses anteriorly to the crook of the arm, where it is well exposed to a sword-thrust or cut.

  • Everything in every mind has something in the external world standing in a relationship of anteriority to it because humans are conceived and born through biological processes.

  • In some anterior time, the burial mound had been desecrated, its jeweled contents taken away.

  • In the mythography and linguistic studies of Max Muller and Schlegel, the Aryans would quickly supplant in anteriority and superiority the FIebraic, Egyptian, Greek, and Roman civilizations.

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