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

Nearby words

  1. anterior vein of septum pellucidum,
  2. anterior vertebral vein,
  3. anteriority,
  4. anteriorly,
  5. antero,
  6. anterofacial dysplasia,
  7. anterograde,
  8. anterograde amnesia,
  9. anterograde block,
  10. anteroinferior

Origin of antero- Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for antero-



Anterior; in front:anteroposterior.

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