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Adjective: anterior  an'teer-ee-u(r)
  1. Of or near the head end or toward the front plane of a body
     
  2. Earlier in time
    - prior
Noun: anterior  an'teer-ee-u(r)
  1. A tooth situated at the front of the mouth
    "his malocclusion was caused by malposed anteriors";
    - front tooth

Derived forms: anteriors

See also: antecedent, front, frontal, position, prefrontal, spatial relation

Type of: tooth

Antonym: posterior

Encyclopedia: Anterior