Translation of anterior in Spanish:

anterior

anterior, adj.

Pronunciation /ˌænˈtɪriər//anˈtɪərɪə/

adjective

  • 1

    • 1.1formal (front, forward)

      anterior
      • Physical examination revealed a golf-ball-sized lesion fixed to the hyoid bone in the anterior midline of the neck.
      • The aortic arch is anterior to the trachea, and the descending aorta is on the right side.
      • The anterior cruciate ligament joins the back of the inside of the thighbone to the outside front of the shinbone.
      • Operative findings revealed a mass within the left broad ligament, predominantly anterior to the uterus and crossing the midline.
      • A second separate irregular sacculated pouch was located anterior to the first in the septum and anterior left ventricular wall.
      • Since documentary is defined by the viewer's attribution of relevance to the anterior event, the deployment of the zoom and the viewer's reception of it is a very precarious situation.
      • In some anterior time, the burial mound had been desecrated, its jeweled contents taken away.
      • It is not contemplated that these prior, anterior selves and actions may be in fact constituted by, or be the effects of, the signs and codes that supposedly reflect them.

    • 1.2Zoology Botany

      anterior
      • Usually the lateral stamens emerge first, then the anterior stamen.
      • One anterior petal is missing as well as a posterior stamen.

  • 2

    as preposition anterior to anterior a