Medical Definition of Anterior

Anterior: The front, as opposed to the posterior. The anterior surface of the heart is toward the breast bone (the sternum).

For a more complete listing of terms used in medicine for spatial orientation, please see the entry to "Anatomic Orientation Terms".

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