anterior defined in 1951 yearanterior - anterior;
anterior - (1) Of lateral flowers, that part farthest away from the main axis, i.e. facing the bract. (2) Of animals situated at, or relatively nearer to, the front (head) end (usually the end directed forward when the animal is moving). In human anatomy, anterior side is however the front surface, which is equivalent to ventral side of other Mammals.
near anterior in Knolik
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