anteroposterior

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anteroposterior

 [an″ter-o-pos-tēr´e-or]
directed from the front toward the back.

an·ter·o·pos·te·ri·or (AP),

(an'ter-ō-pos-tēr'ē-or),
1. Relating to both front and rear.
2. In x-ray imaging, describing the direction of the beam through the patient (projection) from anterior to posterior, for example, an A-P projection of the abdomen; or the direction of view (A-P view) when a film is viewed as if one is facing the patient (anterior to posterior) regardless of projection.

anteroposterior

/an·tero·pos·te·ri·or/ (-pos-tēr´e-er) directed from the front toward the back.

anteroposterior (AP)

[an′tərōpostir′ē·ər]
Etymology: L, ante + prior, foremost, posterus, coming after
from the front to the back of the body.

an·ter·o·pos·te·ri·or

, anterior-posterior (AP, A/P) (an'tĕr-ō-pos-tēr'ē-ŏr)
1. Relating to both front and rear.
2. In x-ray imaging, describing the direction of the beam through the patient from anterior to posterior.

anteroposterior

fore-aft direction

an·ter·o·pos·te·ri·or

, anterior-posterior(AP) (an'tĕr-ō-pos-tēr'ē-ŏr, an-tē'rē-ŏr-pos-tē'rē-ŏr)
1. Relating to both front and rear.
2. In x-ray imaging, describing the direction of the beam through the patient (projection) from anterior to posterior.

anteroposterior

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Frontal views of the hand and wrist are exceptions in that they are normally exposed in the prone position, posteroanteriorly (PA), while frontal views of the remaining structures of the arm are exposed anteroposteriorly or (AP).
4A, labeled as 'Type 1' in Appendix 1) consisting of an anterior loop, at least two triangles (usually closed), an elongate posterior loop, and anteroposteriorly expanded (somewhat 'squared') first lingual and second labial reentrants (Barnosky and Rasmussen 1988; Repenning 1992).
Occasionally it is present as a spindle running anteroposteriorly at the midline of the palate.
The primary (less deformed) tooth is a right M3; it has four transverse lophs, three roots, and is 130 mm long anteroposteriorly.
The questions accounted for static sensations of standing balance anteroposteriorly and mediolaterally as well as dynamic sensations in early and late stance of gait in the sagittal plane and at midstance in the coronal plane (Table 1).

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