In an anterior fashion before
- in an anterior course
- In an anterior way; before.
(adv.) In an anterior way; prior to.
The palatines are long, always fused anteriorly with the premaxilla, and fre quently with the maxillo-palatine processes; posteriorly they slide upon the presphenoidal rostrum, and articulate in most birds with the pterygoids; they form the greater part of the palatal roof and border the choanae or inner nares.