Confused and have questions? We’ve got answers. With Chegg Study, you can get step-by-step solutions to your questions from an expert in the field. If you rather get 1:1 study help, try 30 minutes of free online tutoring with Chegg Tutors.

Anterolateral

From Biology-Online Dictionary | Biology-Online Dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Definition

adjective

(anatomy) In front of the body, away from the middle line


Supplement

The term anterolateral is used in anatomy to describe one that which is in front and away from the middle line of the body.

Below are derived terms:

  • Anterolaeral central arteries, also known as lateral striate arteries, pertain to the numerous small branches from the shenoidal portion of the middle cerebral arteries supplying the lateral and anterior parts of the corpus striatum.
  • Anterolateral column of the spinal cord, also referred to as the lateral funiculus, is the lateral white column of the spinal cord between the lines of exit and entrance of the anterior and posterior nerve roots.
  • Anterolateral fontanel, also known as the sphenoidal fontanel, is an irregularly shaped interval oneither side where the frontal, sphenoidal angle of the parietal, squamous portion of the temporal and greater wing of the sphenoid meet.


Compare:

Related term(s):

Mentioned in: