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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Situated on the side and toward the posterior aspect.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Posterior and lateral; placed at the posterior end of a lateral margin or surface: as, posterolateral angles.


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  • Fontana tore his anterior cruciate ligament, lateral collateral ligament, posterior collateral ligament, the meniscus and the posterolateral corner in his left leg.

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  • It consists of a base, directly continuous with the base of the anterior horn, and a neck or slightly constricted portion, which is succeeded by an oval or fusiform area, termed the head, of which the apex approaches the posterolateral sulcus.

    IX. Neurology. 3. The Spinal Cord or Medulla Spinalis

  • The Posterior Column (columna posterior; posterior cornu) is long and slender, and is directed backward and lateralward: it reaches almost as far as the posterolateral sulcus, from which it is separated by a thin layer of white substance, the tract of Lissauer.

    IX. Neurology. 3. The Spinal Cord or Medulla Spinalis

  • The portion of the medulla spinalis which lies in front of the posterolateral sulcus is termed the antero-lateral region.

    IX. Neurology. 3. The Spinal Cord or Medulla Spinalis

  • On either side of the posterior median sulcus, and at a short distance from it, the posterior nerve roots are attached along a vertical furrow named the posterolateral sulcus.

    IX. Neurology. 3. The Spinal Cord or Medulla Spinalis

  • The Posterior Root (radix posterior; dorsal root) is larger than the anterior owing to the greater size and number of its rootlets; these are attached along the posterolateral furrow of the medulla spinalis and unite to form two bundles which join the spinal ganglion.

    IX. Neurology. 6. The Spinal Nerves

  • The three longitudinal bands still start from the base of the vermiform process, but they are now no longer equidistant from each other, because the right saccule has grown between the anterior and posterolateral bands, pushing them over to the left.

    XI. Splanchnology. 2h. The Large Intestine

  • Sometimes the point of junction was the middle line posteriorly, at other times it was rather a posterolateral union; and it is probable that in the Biddenden Maids it was of the latter kind; and it is likely, from the proposal made to separate the sisters after the death of one, that it was ligamentous in nature.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • CarriGen is indicated as a bone void filler of the pelvis, extremities and spine, including posterolateral spine fusion.

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  • In this study, the investigators focused on the posterolateral surgical margin (PLSM+), the area where the prostate is attached to the nerves.

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