anterior component

anterior component,

n a description of the position of one side of a vertebra after it has rotated. In left rotation of the spine, the anterior component is the right side and vice-versa.
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In addition, the Floor Reaction has a solid anterior component to firmly support a crouching patient in weight bearing.
A drill was used to remove a portion of this bone, which allowed us to enter the pterygoid bone and expose the anterior component of the meningoencephalocele.

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