What does the word posterior mean?

Usage examples for posterior

  1. 8. State the causes, and give the proper treatment of paralysis of the posterior portion of the body. – Common Diseases of Farm Animals by R. A. Craig, D. V. M.
  2. As she had mentioned the probable day for that event, both the ladies were delighted to find it was posterior to the time fixed by Sir Edward for their own visit to the capital. – Precaution by James Fenimore Cooper
  3. One clip is fixed to the anterior edge of the wound, and the other carried beneath the limb and made to grasp the posterior edge. – Diseases of the Horse's Foot by Harry Caulton Reeks

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