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


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. 2019

Examples from the Web for antero

Historical Examples of antero

  • 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

  • The chesnut woods of Antero de Herrares opened their enamelled glades before the travellers.

  • 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

antero in Medicine



Anterior; in front:anteroposterior.
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