(Latin: before, in front of, prior to, forward; used as a prefix)
Compare this element with anti-, meaning "against". Anti-, with the meaning of "before", is found in very few words, such as: "antipasto" (from Italian) and "anticipate" with its various forms, plus a few scientific terms.
mentoanterior (adjective), more mentoanterior, most mentoanterior
In a facing presentation, having the fetal (unborn child's) chin pointing toward the front of the mother's body in relation to her pelvis: The mentoanterior position indicates that the fetal mentum of the baby is positioned forward in the mother's womb.