The anterior of anything is the front in humans, it's the area toward the head of the body, opposite of the posterior. Anterior can also refer to something that came before, as in "anterior to the discovery of vaccines."


Before in time; antecedent.

a tooth situated at the front of the mouth; "his malocclusion was caused by malposed anteriors"

Adjective S.
earlier in time

of or near the head end or toward the front plane of the body

Before in time; antecedent.

Before, or toward the front, in place; as, the anterior part of the mouth; -- opposed to posterior.


An*te"ri*or , a. [L. anterior, comp. of ante before.] 1. Before in time; antecedent.
Antigonus, who was anterior to Polybius.
2. Before, or toward the front, in place; as, the anterior part of the mouth; -- opposed to posterior. &hand; In comparative anatomy, anterior often signifies at or toward the head, cephalic; and in human anatomy it is often used for ventral. Syn. -- Antecedent; previous; precedent; preceding; former; foregoing.

Before in time; antecedent.


Usage Examples

Love is anterior to life, posterior to death, initial of creation, and the exponent of breath.

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