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an·te·ri·or part

[TA]
the portion of a structure that lies most forward, or closest to the front surface, relative to other parts; in human anatomy, the ventral portion of a structure. see anterior part of: anterior commissure of brain; quadrangular lobule of cerebellum; central lobule of cerebellum; culmen; lateral parabranchial nucleus; diaphragmatic surface of liver; tongue; fornix of vagina.
Synonym(s): pars anterior [TA]

an·te·ri·or part

(an-tērē-ŏr pahrt) [TA]
Portion of a structure that lies most forward, or closest to the front surface, relative to other parts; in human anatomy, the ventral portion of a structure.
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In the middle, or, more often, in the anterior part of the crown it is divided into numerous (9-15 in the scales studied) ridges.
Second infraorbital short and wide, covering dorsal part of the angulo-articular, anterior part of second infraorbital overlaying anterior part of first infraorbital with a foramen that extends towards dorsal margin of first infraorbital; its posterior margin extends below third infraorbital.
Posterior part of both the fishes had significantly higher infection than anterior part.
Nevertheless, this region possesses two characteristics: (i) the presence of external ornamentation of the plasma membrane in the anterior part of this region (Fig.
The findings reveal that the apparent axial center of rotation in the L spine for an individual spinal unit is located in regions 1 and 2, corresponding to the posterior border of the vertebral endplates and the anterior part of the spinal canal, with the L segments demonstrating an apparent axial center of rotation slightly anterior to the T segments.
8): head and body red, shading to semitranslucent orange-red posteriorly, with series of 8-9 short pale saddles on back, first above pectoral fin base, last centered on top of caudal peduncle; vertical pale area on lower body before anal fin origin; few scattered, tiny, iridescent bluish spots present on anterior part of body; thin diagonal iridescent bluish line across opercular region just anterior to base of pectoral fin; head with bluishedged broad bar below eye; rim of eye bright red; scattered melanophores present on nape and abdomen; fins with orangish red rays and translucent membranes.
Anterior part short and convex, posterior part slightly elongated but not resembling the Unio shape.
Goniotomy is one procedure that can be used and involves the removal of tissue with the aid of a goniolens, thus relieving the compressive forces on the anterior part of the uvea and the trabecular network.
DTA relatively small, close to the anterior part of tibia dorsally.
After the resting time, the egg-laying female turned 180 clockwise and crept back into the hole-nest for about five minutes to pack and place the eggs below ground level using the anterior part of its lower jaw.
1): Marginal and dorsal shields on anterior part of idiosoma fused.
funebralis it is tubiform, spiral-shaped, and extends toward the anterior part of the shell (Guzman del Proo et al.

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