anteroposterior

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antero- +‎ posterior

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anteroposterior (not comparable)

  1. (anatomy) Anterior to posterior; front-to-back.
    anteroposterior movement
    • 2002, Robert Dudley, The Biomechanics of Insect Flight: Form, Function, Evolution (ISBN 0691094918), page 43:
      [] also effects the fore-aft (anteroposterior) wing motions known as promotion and remotion.
  2. (anatomy) Of or pertaining to the relation between anterior and posterior.
    the anteroposterior axis

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