antero-

(Latin: before, in front of; fore, prior, preceding; used as a prefix)

anteroventral
Anterozoa
A rarely used taxon of the animal kingdom erected in contrast to Parazoa (taxon of the animal kingdom at one time erected to contain the phylum Porifera) and which therefore contained all animals except Protozoa and Porifera.

Related before-word units: ante-; anti-; pre-; pro-.