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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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The only exceptions in this respect known until now occur in the genera Tetragnatha and Cyclosa in which the implantation fossa also reaches the most anterior part of the nucleus.
At the 19-cell stage, the [4B.sup.11] and [4B.sup.12] pairs divide equally into two pairs of daughter cells, [5B.sup.111] and [5B.sup.112] plus [5B.sup.121] and [5B.sup.122], in the anterior part of the embryo (Fig.
Coloration and structure of body similar to those of male, but median area of pterothoracic and basal abdominal tergites lighter (yellowish or brownish), lateral parts of basal and middle abdominal tergites sometimes brownish, both pairs of wings very small (covering only small anterior parts of meso- and metanotum respectively) and in nymphal position.
Their position in the middle ear was similar, with the shaft toward the posterior part and the flanges toward the anterior part of the TM.
(2003) studied the size of corpus callosum in musicians and non-musicians and showed that there is no difference in corpus callosum size among female participants in both categories, but in men there was a significant difference in size especially in anterior part of corpus callosum.
Anterior part of jaw occupied by long transversal ridge, shank with small knob-like denticles, slightly shorter than ramus.
A 51-year-old Chinese man was referred to our facility in July 2004 for evaluation of hoarseness and swelling over the right anterior part of the neck.
Finally, the ear canal is packed from the anterior part with narrow strips of Gelfoam[R] to reinforce the anterior aspect of the ear drum.
35%; p < 0.01), a significantly greater percentage of retractions in the tympanostomy-treated ears were mild and situated in the anterior part of the tympanic membrane (52 vs.
The CS contains the anterior superior alveolar neurovascular bundle, which irrigates, drains and innervates the upper canine and incisor teeth, the gums and mucosa of the same teeth, the inferior nasal meatus, the anterior part of the maxillary sinus, and the bottom of the nasal septum (Jones, 1939).

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