Anterior vs Lingula - What's the difference?

anterior | lingula |


As an adjective anterior

is before in place.

As a proper noun lingula is

.

anterior

English

Alternative forms

* anteriour (obsolete)

Adjective

(-)
  • Before in place.
  • Before or earlier in time; prior to; preceding.
  • (anatomy) Nearer the forward end; nearer the head of an animal or the front of a human.
  • Synonyms

    * See also

    Antonyms

    * (before in place) posterior * (anatomy) posterior

    Derived Terms

    * anteriorly

    Coordinate terms

    * *

    Anagrams

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    lingula

    Noun

    (lingulae)
  • (anatomy) Any of several tongue-shaped bony structures, especially that which forms the anterior border of the mandibular foramen.
  • Anagrams

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