posterolateral
adjective Etymology: posterior + -o- + lateral Date: 1852 posterior and lateral in position or direction

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  • posterolateral — Behind and to one side, specifically to the outer side. SYN: posteroexternal. * * * pos·tero·lat·er·al .päs tə rō lat ə rəl, la trəl adj posterior and lateral in position or direction <the posterolateral aspect of the leg>… …   Medical dictionary

  • posterolateral — adj. [L. posterus, following; latus, side] Posteriorly and toward the side …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • posterolateral — adjective Situated on the side and toward the posterior aspect …   Wiktionary

  • posterolateral — postero|latera̱l, in fachspr. Fügungen: postero|latera̱lis, ...le [lat. posterus = nachfolgend, kommend u. ↑lateral]: hinten und seitlich gelegen; die Seiten und Hinterwand eines Organs (z. B. des Herzens) betreffend …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • posterolateral — pos·tero·lateral …   English syllables

  • posterolateral — “+ adjective Etymology: postero + lateral : posterior and lateral in position or direction …   Useful english dictionary

  • Posterolateral tract — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = t. posterolateralis GraySubject = 185 GrayPage = 762 Caption = Diagram showing a few of the connections of afferent (sensory) fibers of the posterior root with the efferent fibers from the ventral column… …   Wikipedia

  • posterolateral region — (Order Decapoda): In crab like (brachyuran) decapod, relatively small region along each posterolateral margin of carapace. See: anterolateral region [Stachowitsch, 1992] …   Crustacea glossary

  • posterolateral photophore — one of the ventrolateral light organ(s) above the AO series which lie along the base of the anal fin but below the lateral line. Abbreviated AOp …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • posterolateral fissure — fissura posterolateralis cerebelli …   Medical dictionary

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