(Latin: after, behind, later, subsequent)

Situated posterior to the external auditory meatus (opening or passageway).
postbellum, post-bellum (pohst" BEL uhm) (s) (adjective) (no comparative)
Belonging to the period after a war; especially, with reference to the U.S. Civil War or "The War Between the States".
Occurring after a meal.
postcript (post scriptum); P.S.
1. To write (something) after; to write as a postscript or appendix.
2. To write afterwards or subsequently; to make a written addition to a previously written message.
postdate (pohst" DAYT) (verb), postdates; postdated; postdating
To indicate a later time than the actual or current time of an event or of a transaction: "Ralph asked at the bank if he could postdate his checks to cover his mortgage payments."
postdiluvial (adjective) (not comparable)
1. A reference to anyone, or anything, that existed or occurred after the Biblical Flood: After the downpour subsided and the ark rested on Mount Ararat, Noah tested the postdiluvian conditions by releasing a raven and then a dove, which brought back an olive branch; seven days later, he sent out another dove, that did not return.
2. In geology, relating to a period after deposits of earth, etc. have been produced by a flood: The postdiluvial conditions after the deluge of very heavy rain resulted in significant damage to many homes and other buildings.
postdiluvian (adjective) (not comparable)
A reference to that which existed or was taking place after the Biblical Flood: When a dove was released during the postdiluvian period again, a week after the first time, it returned with a fresh olive leaf in its beak, which was an indication that the postdiluvian inundation had diminished.
postdiluvium (pohst" di LYOO vee uhm) (s) (noun); postdiluviums, postdiluvia (pl)
1. The time immediately after the Flood mentioned in Genesis 8:1-3 in the Bible: The postdiluvium of the Flood remained at full strength for 150 days, then "God made a wind blow over the earth, and the waters subsided; the fountains of the deep and the windows of the heavens were closed, the rain from the heavens was restrained, and the waters receded from the earth continually."
2. An event that takes place after a deluge: The damage done during the postdiluvium that came after several days of downpour, resulted in extensive property damage and the loss of many lives in the village.
postdoctoral (pohst" DAHK tuhr uhl)
Engaged in study, research, etc. following receipt of a doctor's degree; such as Ph.D. D.Ed., etc.
Relating to, or referring to, postdormitum.
1. The period of increasing consciousness between sound sleep and waking.
2. The period of increasing consciousness interposed between sound sleep and wakening.
The concluding phase of ecdysis in certain crustaceans and arthropods, during which the endocuticle is secreted and calcification of the skeleton occurs.
Toward the posterior surface of the body.