Definition of Postanal

1. a. Situated behind, or posterior to, the anus.



Definition of Postanal

1. Adjective. (anatomy) Situated behind, or posterior to, the anus. ¹

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Definition of Postanal

1. situated behind the anus [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Postanal

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postal code
postal codes
postal forgery
postal history
postal order
postal service
postal vote
postally
postally used
postals
postalveolar
postamputation
postanal (current term)
postanthesis
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postantibiotic
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postapoptotic
postapproval
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Literary usage of Postanal

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1. A Treatise on Comparative Embryology by Francis Maitland Balfour (1881)
"postanal section of the ... which in nil probability corresponds to the postanal gut of the ... the postanal gut, though The section is from an embryo ..."

2. The Elements of Embryology by Michael Foster, Francis Maitland Balfour (1883)
"section of the alimentary tract immediately in front of the postanal gut is somewhat enlarged, and becomes the inner section of the adult cloaca receiving ..."

3. The Elements of Embryology by Michael Foster, Francis Maitland Balfour (1883)
"section of the alimentary tract immediately in front of the postanal gut is somewhat enlarged, and becomes the inner section of the adult cloaca receiving ..."

4. Diseases of the Anus, Rectum, and Sigmoid, for the Use of Students and by Samuel Thomas Earle (1911)
"The author has seen at least half a dozen postanal dimples, two of which occurred in twin brothers, who in all respects, so far as could be seen, ..."

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