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Posterior surface

posterior surface

The surface of a part of the body that faces toward the posterior part of the body. The nA recognises a posterior surface without qualification on the following structures: arm; arytenoid cartilage; cornea; eyelid; fibula; humerus; iris; kidney; leg; pancreas; prostate; radius; suprarenal gland; ulna.

Synonym: facies posterior.


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