posteriad
(Subclass Copepoda):
Towards the posterior end of the body [Ferrari and Dahms, in press].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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  • posteriad — adv. toward the back, toward the posterior (Zoology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • posteriad — pos·te·ri·ad …   English syllables

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