(Latin: after, behind, later, subsequent)

1. Situated in back of, or in the back part of, a structure.
2. The fleshy part of the human body that that a person sits on.
3. At or near the hind end in quadrupeds or toward the spine in primates.
4. In humans and other bipeds, towards the back surface of the body; also called, the dorsal.
5. In quadrupeds, a term sometimes used as a synonym for caudal.
posterity (pahs TER uh tee) (s) (noun), (no plural)
1. All of someone's descendants or future generations: The courage and integrity as an army soldier during the war will be remembered by Tim's posterity.
2. Etymology: from Latin posteritas from posterus, "following, coming after" from post, "after".
Future descendants.
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The postern of a castle was its "back gate" or door behind the castle.
From back to front, or from the posterior to the anterior surface; such as, the direction of a radiographic projection.
posteroclusion, posterior occlusion (s) (noun); posteroclusions, posterior occlusions (pl)
1. The most effective contact of the molar and bicuspid teeth of both jaws that allows for all the natural movements of the jaws which are essential to normal mastication and closure.
2. Malocclusion in which the mandibular arch is in a posterior (distal or remote) position in relation to the maxillary arch.
posteroinferior (adjective), more posteroinferior, most posteroinferior
Situated both in the behind and below: "The seminal vesicles are a pair of simple tubular glands which are posteroinferior to the urinary bladder of males."
Situated within and toward the posterior surface.
Situated posteriorly and to one side.
1. In back and toward the middle line.
2. Situated toward the middle of the posterior (back) surface.
Situated on the midline of a posterior (back) surface.
Situated at the posterior part of the parietal bone.
Situated posteriorly and superiorly.
Situated at the posterior part of the temporal bone.