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    anterior

    anterior - Dictionary definition and meaning for word anterior

    Definition
    (noun) a tooth situated at the front of the mouth
    Synonyms : front tooth
    Example Sentence
    • his malocclusion was caused by malposed anteriors
    Definition
    (adj) of or near the head end or toward the front plane of a body Definition
    (adj) earlier in time
    Synonyms : prior
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for anterior

Interior= inside. Exterior= outside. Posterior= back. Anterior= front.

ANTE/Anti(opposite)+RIOR/rear(back) = opposite of rear = front

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