postical

posticous (pɒˈstiːkəs, -ˈstaɪ-)

/ (ˈpɒstiːkəl) /

adjective

(of the position of plant parts) behind another part; posteriorCompare antical

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Word Origin for postical

C19: from Latin postīcus that is behind, from post after
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