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Superior pharyngeal constrictor

Definition noun (anatomy) The quadrilateral muscle in the pharynx, located superior to other pharyngeal constrictor muscles,... Read More

Bones of superior limb

Bones of superior limb --> bones of upper limb These include the superior limb girdle (scapula and clavicle) and the... Read More

Spina iliaca posterior superior

spina iliaca posterior superior --> posterior superior iliac spine The posterior extremity of the iliac crest, the uppermost... Read More

Apertura thoracis superior

Apertura thoracis superior --> superior thoracic aperture The upper boundary of the bony thorax composed of the first... Read More

Superior temporal line

superior temporal line The upper of two curved lines on the parietal bone; the temporal fascia is attached to it. Synonym:... Read More

Superior thalamostriate vein

superior thalamostriate vein (Science: anatomy, vein) A long vein passing forward in the groove between the thalamus and... Read More

Juncturae cinguli membri superioris

Juncturae cinguli membri superioris --> joints of pectoral girdle The joints uniting the scapulae and clavicles to each... Read More

Superior

superior (Science: anatomy) Situated above another structure. (Science: plant biology) Of an ovary, borne above the level of... Read More

Articulationes membri superioris liberi

Articulationes membri superioris liberi --> joints of free upper limb The joints uniting the bones of the free superior... Read More

Fecundity

Fecundity Definition The meaning of fecundity is the reproductive rate (fecundity rate) or the performance of an individual... Read More

Fruits, Flowers, and Seeds

Flowering plants grow in a wide variety of habitats and environments. They can go from germination of a seed to a mature... Read More

Genius

Genius Origin: L. Genius, prop, the superior or divine nature which is innate in everything, the spirit, the tutelar deity... Read More

Tectum

Definition noun, plural: tectums, tecta A roof-like covering or structure Supplement Tectum is a term used to describe a... Read More

Anatomy

Anatomy Definition Often we hear the term 'anatomy' while learning about the body and how it works. What is anatomy? What... Read More

Addisons clinical planes

Addisons clinical planes a series of planes used as landmarks in thoracoabdominal topography; the trunk is divided... Read More

Upper lateral cutaneous nerve of arm

upper lateral cutaneous nerve of arm --> superior lateral brachial cutaneous nerve (Science: anatomy, nerve) The terminal... Read More

Pelvic inlet

pelvic inlet --> superior pelvic aperture The upper opening of the true pelvis, bounded anteriorly by the pubic symphysis... Read More

Thyropharyngeus

Definition noun (anatomy) The superior muscle arising from the thyroid cartilage, and, together with cricopharyngeus,... Read More

Rector

rector 1. A ruler or governor. God is the supreme rector of the world. (Sir M. Hale) 2. A clergyman in charge of a... Read More

Superclass

Definition noun, plural: superclasses (taxonomy) A taxon rank subordinate to a phylum (or a subphylum) and superior to a... Read More

Cisterna ambiens

Definition noun Latin term for ambient cistern, a cistern of the subarachnoid space between the posterior end of the corpus... Read More

Joints of pelvic girdle

The joints of pelvic girdle, in anatomy, are the joints that unite the sacrum and the two hip bones, forming the pelvic... Read More

Upper extremities

upper extremity --> upper limb The shoulder, arm, forearm, wrist, and hand. Synonym: membrum superius, superior limb,... Read More

Anatomical plane

An anatomical plane refers to a hypothetical plane used in describing the location of bodily structures or movement... Read More

Plica caecalis vascularis

plica caecalis vascularis --> vascular fold of the caecum (Science: anatomy) A peritoneal fold that arches over a branch... Read More

Scroll bones

scroll bones See: inferior nasal concha, middle nasal concha, superior nasal concha, supreme nasal... Read More

Elastic cone

Elastic cone --> conus elasticus Thicker lower portion of the elastic membrane of the larynx, extending between the cricoid... Read More

Cardiac notch of left lung

Cardiac notch of left lung The notch in the anterior border of the superior lobe of the left lung which accommodates the... Read More

Incisura vertebralis

Incisura vertebralis --> vertebral notch One of the two concavities above (superior) and below (inferior) the pedicle of... Read More

Subclass

Definition noun, plural: subclasses (taxonomy) A taxonomic rank that is subordinate to a class (and superior to an... Read More

Common tendinous ring

Common tendinous ring a fibrous ring that surrounds the optic canal and the medial part of the superior orbital fissure; it... Read More

Quadrantanopia

Definition noun, plural: quadrantanopias A visual field defect characterized by a loss of vision in a quarter section of the... Read More

Turkish saddle

Turkish saddle --> sella turcica (Science: anatomy) A transverse depression crossing the midline on the superior surface... Read More

Ethmoidal labyrinth

Definition noun, plural: ethmoidal labyrinths Either of the paired lateral masses of the ethmoid bone, consisting of the... Read More

Tuber omentale

tuber omentale An eminence on the visceral surface of the left hepatic lobe to the left of the fossa for the ductus venosus,... Read More

Ventral body cavity

Definition noun The body cavity situated near the front of the human body, and consists of the thoracic cavity and... Read More

Inbreeding depression

Definition noun, plural: inbreeding depressions The loss of vigour or the reduced biological fitness in a particular... Read More

Tapetum

Definition noun, plural: tapeta (botany) A layer of nutritive cells within the sporangium, providing nutrition for growing... Read More

Tapetum lucidum

Definition noun, plural: tapeta lucida A layer of tissue in the choroid or in the retinal pigment epithelium of the eye of... Read More

Laryngopharynx

Definition noun, plural: laryngopharynges, laryngopharynxes The caudal part of the pharynx, connects to the... Read More