Definitions

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  • adj. Nearest the posterior or back end.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Situated the farthest behind in a series of several posterior elements.

Etymologies

posterior +‎ -most (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The size and complexity of vertebrae in the posteriormost part of the tail decrease rapidly following the last chevron-bearing caudal (

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