Normal chest is symmetrical and elliptical in cross section.The following abnormalities are noted in shape of chest Flat chest The anteroposterior to transverse diameter ratio is 1 : 2
anteroposteriorly (not comparable) (biology) Along the anteroposterior axis 1959, Fred Albert Mettler, The Medical Sourcebook , page 669: The nonpregnant uterus has the shape of a pear, compressed anteroposteriorly and bent forward upon its neck. Dec 27, 2018 · Anteroposterior: From front to back. When a chest x-ray is taken with the back against the film plate and the x-ray machine in front of the patient it is called an anteroposterior (AP) view. As opposed to from back to front (which is called posteroanterior).