anteroposteriorly

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Etymology[edit]

anteroposterior +‎ -ly

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anteroposteriorly (not comparable)

  1. (biology) Along the anteroposterior axis
    • 1959, Fred Albert Mettler, The Medical Sourcebook[1], page 669:
      The nonpregnant uterus has the shape of a pear, compressed anteroposteriorly and bent forward upon its neck.

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