Cataphoric



the use of a word or phrase to refer to a following word or group of words, as the use of the phrase as follows.
noun
(grammar) the use of a word such as a pronoun that has the same reference as a word used subsequently in the same discourse Compare anaphora

cataphora ca·taph·o·ra (kə-tāf’ə-rə)
n.

Semicoma.

Somnolence marked by periods of partial consciousness.

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