Medical Dictionary

superior

adj su·pe·ri·or \s-ˈpir-ē-ər\

Medical Definition of SUPERIOR

1
:  situated toward the head and further away from the feet than another and especially another similar part of an upright body especially of a human being <the superior medial edge of the patient's right scapula—J. M. Lewis>—compare inferior 1
2
:  situated in a more anterior or dorsal position in the body of a quadruped—compare inferior 2
July 06, 2015
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