|his-ter-o-lo'-gi-a||from Gk. histeros, "later" and logia, "speech"|
|A form of hyperbaton or parenthesis in which one interposes a phrase between a preposition and its object.|
|Also, a snynonym for hysteron proteron (see Sherry).|
interrupting material in the following sentence is bolded:
I jumped into with as much enthusiasm as a teenager has hormones my speech on abstinence.
|Schemes of grammatical construction|
|Sources:||Bede 614 Sherry (1550) 31 ("hysterologia," "prepostera loquutio")|