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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