anterior surface

(redirected from facies anterior)

an·te·ri·or sur·face

[TA]
the surface of a structure or part of the body that faces forward. TA recognizes an anterior surface (facies anterior ...) of the following structures: heart (... cordis [TA]); cornea (... corneae [TA]); body of maxilla (... corporis maxillae [TA]); lens (... lentis [TA]); eyelids (... palpebrae [TA]); petrous part of temporal bone (... pars petrosi ossis temporalis [TA]); kidney (... renis [TA]); iris (... iridis [TA]); patella (... patellae [TA]); prostate (... prostatae [TA]); radius (... radii [TA]); suprarenal gland (... glandulae suprarenalis [TA]); ulna (... ulnae [TA]); and uterus (... uteri [TA]).
Synonym(s): facies anterior [TA]
References in periodicals archive ?
3] muestran una sedimentacion heterogenea en esta facies, aunque, dicho valor resulto ser sustancialmente inferior al derivado de la facies anterior (TABLA 1).
d) Arenas de Pueblo Nuevo, consiste de cuerpos arenosos bien clasificados que cubren los arrecifes mas gruesos de la facies anterior.