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Posterior surfaces

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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Eye Power????

... length of the eyeball from its anterior most structure (cornea) to the posterior pole (macula area of retina). This is where light travels through ... light) so it focuses on the retina. The power of the refracting surfaces (cornea and crystalline lens) have to be proportional to the axial ...

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Bone remodelling

... static loads do not. 3. Dynamic flexure causes all affected bone surfaces to drift towards the concavity which arises during the act of dynamic ... of the femur should be stiffer and stronger than the anterior and posterior aspects. Such a difference has actually been observed (4.1.8). ...

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