[soo-per-fee-tey-shuh n] /ˌsu pər fiˈteɪ ʃən/
the fertilization of an ovum in a female mammal already pregnant.
(physiol) the presence in the uterus of two fetuses developing from ova fertilized at different times
adjective 1. being at, on, or near the surface: a superficial wound. 2. of or relating to the surface: superficial measurement. 3. external or outward: a superficial resemblance. 4. concerned with or comprehending only what is on the surface or obvious: a superficial observer. 5. shallow; not profound or thorough: a superficial writer. 6. apparent […]
- Superficial dorsal veins of clitoris
superficial dorsal veins of clitoris pl.n. Any of the paired tributaries to the external pudendal vein on either side.
- Superficial dorsal veins of penis
superficial dorsal veins of penis pl.n. Any of the paired tributaries of the external pudendal veins on each side, superficial to the fascia.
- Superficial epigastric vein
superficial epigastric vein n. A vein that drains the lower and medial part of the anterior abdominal wall and empties into the great saphenous vein.