superficial peroneal nerve n.
A branch of the common peroneal nerve that passes downward in front of the fibula to supply the long and short peroneal muscles and terminates in the skin of the dorsum of the foot and of the toes.
- Superficial reflex
superficial reflex n. A reflex elicited by stimulation of the skin.
- Superficial temporal vein
superficial temporal vein n. Any of the veins that pass from the temporal region to join the retromandibular vein.
noun, plural superficies. 1. the surface, outer face, or outside of a thing. 2. the outward appearance, especially as distinguished from the inner nature. noun (rare) (pl) -cies 1. a surface or outer face 2. the outward form of a thing superficies su·per·fi·cies (sōō’pər-fĭsh’ēz, -fĭsh’ē-ēz’) n. pl. superficies The outer surface of an area or […]
adjective 1. extra fine, as in grain or texture; unusually fine: superfine sugar. 2. extra fine in quality. 3. excessively refined; overnice: superfine manners. adjective 1. of exceptional fineness or quality 2. excessively refined