anteroposterior


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anteroposterior

 [an″ter-o-pos-tēr´e-or]
directed from the front toward the back.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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