HyperDic: anterior

English > 3 senses of the word anterior:
ADJECTIVEallanteriorof or near the head end or toward the front plane of a body
allanterior, priorearlier in time
NOUNbodyanterior, front tootha tooth situated at the front of the mouth
anterior > pronunciation
Soundsaentih'riyer
Rhymesbarrier ... worrier: 48 rhymes with iyer...
English > anterior: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf or near the head end or toward the front plane of a body.
Attribute ofposition, spatial relationThe spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated
Narrowerfrontalbelonging to the front part
frontalOf or adjacent to the forehead or frontal bone
prefrontalanterior to a frontal structure
See alsofrontrelating to or located in the front
OppositeposteriorLocated at or near or behind a part or near the end of a structure
Spanishanterior
Catalananterior
Nounsanteriora tooth situated at the front of the mouth
anterioritythe quality of being in front or (in lower animals) toward the head
Adverbsanteriorlyin an anterior direction
English > anterior: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningEarlier in time.
Synonymprior
Broaderantecedentpreceding in time or order
Spanishanterior, precedente, previo
Catalananterior, precedent, previ
Nounsanterioritypreceding in time
English > anterior: 3 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningA tooth situated at the front of the mouth.
Example"his malocclusion was caused by malposed anteriors"
Synonymfront tooth
NarrowerbucktoothA large projecting front tooth
BroadertoothHard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates
Spanishanterior, diente, incisivo, incisivos, paleta
Catalananterior
Adjectivesanteriorof or near the head end or toward the front plane of a body

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