Anterior

Alternative names
Ventral

Definition
Anterior means “in front of” or “the front surface of.” The term commonly refers to the front side of the body. For example, your kneecaps and your face are on the anterior surfaces of your body.

Johns Hopkins patient information

Last revised: December 3, 2012
by Martin A. Harms, M.D.

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