postanal

Posterior to the anus.

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post·anal -'ān-əl adj situated behind the anus

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post·anal (pōst-aґnəl) behind or beyond the anus.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Postanal — Post*a nal, a. [Pref. post + anal.] (Anat.) Situated behind, or posterior to, the anus. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • postanal — adj. * * * postanal see post B. 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • postanal — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • postanal membrane — a membrane between the anus and anal fin origin in larvae, e.g. in Terapontidae …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • postanal myomeres — muscle bands posterior to the anus in larval fishes, the count being used in identification. The most posterior myomere is bordered by a complete myoseptum in some counts or an incomplete one in other counting methods …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • postanal plate — see telson …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • postanal dimple — foveola coccygea …   Medical dictionary

  • postanal gut — a temporary extension of the embryonic hindgut caudal to the cloaca …   Medical dictionary

  • postanal pit — foveola coccygea …   Medical dictionary

  • tail gut — postanal g …   Medical dictionary

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