Origin of anterior
Related Words for anteriorlypreviously, ahead, since, back, sooner, ante, ere, fore, former, formerly, forward, gone, heretofore, past, previous, afore, aforetime, antecedently
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Historical Examples of anteriorly
Annihilation is impossible if anteriorly it was something real.Plotinos: Complete Works, v. 2
Anteriorly it does not form part of the margin of the anteorbital notch.The Beaked Whales of the Family Ziphidae
In this animal there are only two gut-diverticula, which are situated most anteriorly.The Origin of Vertebrates
Walter Holbrook Gaskell
It unites dorsally with the exoccipitals and anteriorly with the basisphenoid.
Dorsally it is fixed to the squamosal and anteriorly to the quadratojugal.
Word Origin for anterior
1610s, Latin, literally "former," comparative of ante "before" (see ante). Related: Anteriority.