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Nearer the front of the body; forward in time.

English anterior.

The adjective anterolateral means in front of and on each side of an object or body; an anteroposterior direction is from front to back, typically in reference to the direction of an X-ray beam; something anterograde is directed forward in time, especially in anterograde amnesia, an inability to remember events that happen after the onset of amnesia, often as a result of a head injury.

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