Anteroinferior


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Meaning of Anteroinferior

Anteroinferior is used in medical and anatomy terminology to refer to where parts of the body are located, and also in kinesiology studies. The following video provides a quick explanation of the term.

Anteroinferior means in front and below another structure in the body.

Example:

The kneecap, or patella, is anteroinferior to the femur.

The word anteroinferior is built from the core anatomic reference term anterior and inferior.

See: Anatomical Direction Terms: A Glossary and Reference

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