A coworker and I are discussing the word "retromingent", which means urinating backwards. We are wondering what the opposite would be: the word that means urinating forwards.
What is the opposite of the prefix "retro-"?
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Well, retro- comes from Latin, originally meaning backward, back, or behind. Antero- is used in some technical contexts (such as anterograde amnesia) but it's rather uncommon. It literally means before or in front of, as in the related ante- (vs. post-).
You might be looking for something more along the lines of pro- (or progre-). In short:
retro- : back :: pro- : forth
Definition of AVANT: culturally or stylistically advanced : avant-garde avant jazz
Examples of AVANT readers of this very avant novel should not expect to find much in the way of traditional narrative structure
Origin of AVANT: French avant- fore-, front, from avant before, from Latin abante
Avant is evidently way out of what OP seeks as it denotes "progression" in a possibly "culturally" significant (increasingly figurative and least literal) semantical.
Maybe avantmingent? You can check what The Merriam-Webster Dictionary says about avant, at: http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/avant