[ an-tair-oh ]
/ ænˈtɛər oʊ /


Mount, a peak in central Colorado, in the Sawatch Mountains. 14,269 feet (4349 meters).

Definition for antero (2 of 2)


a combining form with the meaning “situated in front, fore,” used in the formation of compound words: anteroparietal.

Origin of antero- Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for antero

  • I have already spoken of the forceful sonnets of that tragic Portuguese, Antero de Quental, who died by his own hand.

    Tragic Sense Of Life|Miguel de Unamuno
  • The chesnut woods of Antero de Herrares opened their enamelled glades before the travellers.

  • This projects as a small sac between the antero- and postero-lateral ligaments of the joint.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot|Harry Caulton Reeks

Medical definitions for antero



Anterior; in front:anteroposterior.
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