anterior surface

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an·te·ri·or sur·face

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]
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References in periodicals archive ?
A02.5.06.024 Facies Inferior Carilla articularis articular articular inferior surface inferior A02.5.07.015 Facies Articular facet Carilla articularis articular malleoli lateralis A02.5.06.005 Facies Fibular Carilla articularis articular facet articular fibularis peroneal A02.5.04.027 Facies Patellar Troclea patellaris surface femoral; Carilla rotuliana A02.5.01.304 Facies Symphysial Superficie de symphysialis surface la sinfisis A02.4.02.008 Facies Acromial facet Carilla articularis articular acromialis acromial A15.2.07.029 Facies Posterior Cara posterior posterior surface of palpebrae eyelid A15.2.07.027 Facies anterior Anterior Cara anterior palpebrae surface of eyelid Tabla II.