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Synechia vs. Posterior

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Synechianoun

(pathology) An eye condition in which the iris adheres either to the cornea (anterior synechia) or to the lens (posterior synechia).

Posterioradjective

Located behind, or towards the rear of an object.

Synechianoun

A disease of the eye, in which the iris adheres to the cornea or to the capsule of the crystalline lens.

Posterioradjective

Following in order or in time.

Synechianoun

adhesions between the iris and the lens or cornea resulting from trauma or eye surgery of as a complication of glaucoma or cataract; can lead to blindness

Posterioradjective

(anatomy) Nearer the back end; nearer the caudal end of the body in quadrupeds or the dorsal end in bipeds.

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Posterioradjective

(botany) Next to, or facing the main stem or axis.

Posteriornoun

(euphemistic) The buttocks.

Posterioradjective

Later in time; hence, later in the order of proceeding or moving; coming after; - opposed to prior.

‘Hesiod was posterior to Homer.’;

Posterioradjective

Situated behind; hinder; - opposed to anterior.

Posterioradjective

At or toward the caudal extremity; caudal; - in human anatomy often used for dorsal.

Posterioradjective

On the side next the axis of inflorescence; - said of an axillary flower.

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Posteriornoun

the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on;

‘he deserves a good kick in the butt’; ‘are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?’;

Posteriornoun

a tooth situated at the back of the mouth

Posterioradjective

at or near the hind end in quadrupeds or toward the spine in primates

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