POSTERIOR By N., Sam M.S. - 7 adjective. near an animals' behind, back, or tail. POSTERIOR: "It isn't typical to begin skinning an aligator from its posterior upward." Related Psychology Terms DELAYED REACTION CEREBRAL CORTEX BESTIALITY (Zooerasty, Zoophilia) ADOLESCENCE (Theories) DOMINANCE RELATIONSHIP DARWIN, CHARLES ROBERT AMYGDALA (Amygdaloid Complex) Terms of Service SCHIZOPHRENIA (OTHER TYPES) EFFECTORS Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "POSTERIOR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/posterior/ (accessed January 20, 2022).