Anterolateral


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Meaning of Anterolateral

Definition of the anatomical reference term 'anterolateral' as used in anatomy, kinesiology, and medicine, with example of use of the term. The video below provides a quick reference to the term, useful for aspiring fitness trainers or others.

Anterolateral means in front and to the side, or away from the midline.

Example:

The sternocleidomastoid muscle is in the anterolateral region of the neck.

Related Terms

The word anterolateral is built from the core anatomic direction terms anterior and lateral.

See: Anatomical Direction Terms: A Glossary and Reference

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Last updated 21 Oct 2017 23:25

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