Behind and to the inner side. SYN: posterointernal.

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pos·tero·me·di·al .päs-tə-rō-'mēd-ē-əl adj located on or near the dorsal midline of the body or a body part

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pos·tero·me·di·al (pos″tər-o-meґde-əl) situated toward the middle of the posterior surface.

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