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a tooth situated at the front of the mouth

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of or near the head end or toward the front plane of a body

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earlier in time

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It showed the anterior sacral meningocele displacing the bladder anteriorly, laterally, and superiorly distorting the bladder neck and proximal urethra.
This type of motion also carries the lateral malleolus posteriorly, through reciprocal action the fibula head glides anteriorly and superiorly.
a) The anteriorly dislocated middle segment of the lateral meniscus (double asterisks).
A Chandler retractor placed medially is used to lever the humerus anteriorly.
Features that are shared by both species are the glabella reaching the border furrow, a subconical anterior glabellar lobe and a cephalic border that widens anteriorly.
Metasternum anteriorly tumid, with small, shallow punctures denser at apex and sides.
Because in anatomic position the pelvis/sacrum is anteriorly tilted approximately 30 degrees, there is a natural lordotic curve to the lumbar spine.
Carapace: Longer than wide; anteriorly obtuse, narrower in eye region, posteriorly with slight declivity (Fig.
It is intelligently adjusted by manipulation of a mesofluidic hydraulic system, in which the ankle block is supported anteriorly and posteriorly by a pair of antagonistic pistons riding within vertically oriented parallel cylinders on either side of the joint axis.
These particular mammals evolved bipedal locomotion and anteriorly positioned foramina magna independently, or as a result of convergent evolution, says Gabrielle Russo, who is a postdoctoral research fellow at Northeast Ohio Medical University and lead researcher of the study.
It is located anteriorly to the spine and runs almost transversely to the side, crossing anteriorly the pillars of the diaphragm and the muscles psoas major and minor; being also situated anteriorly to the lumbar sympathetic chain and the ascending lumbar vein; and posteriorly to the head of the pancreas, descending part of duodenum, inferior vena cava and right renal vein.
Reconstruction of the uterus is via interrupted sutures beginning from the lower uterine segment anteriorly and posteriorly until joining at the fundus.
They are extramural cells (not confined within the ethmoid bone) and extend anteriorly into the lacrimal bone.
Head wider than long (17:24); anterior process conical, reaching basal one-fifth of first antennal segment; gena not exceeding apex of clypeus; clypeus strongly raised anteriorly.