superior alveolar nerve n.
Any of three branches of the maxillary nerve, designated posterior, middle, and anterior, that enter the maxilla to supply the upper teeth and the gingiva.
- Superior anastomotic vein
superior anastomotic vein n. A large communicating vein between the superficial middle cerebral vein and the superior sagittal sinus, passing upward from the lateral sulcus and often following the line of the central sulcus.
- Superior artery of knee
superior artery of knee n. An artery with origin in the popliteal artery, with distribution to the knee joint, and with anastomoses to the circumflex femoral, tibial, and lateral inferior genicular arteries; lateral superior artery of knee. An artery with origin in the popliteal artery, with distribution to the knee joint, and with anastomoses to […]
- Superior basal vein
superior basal vein n. A tributary to the common basal vein, draining the lateral and anterior part of the inferior lobe of each lung.
- Superior cerebellar peduncle
superior cerebellar peduncle n. A large bundle of nerve fibers that originates from the dentate nucleus of the cerebellum and emerges from the cerebellum along the lateral wall of the fourth ventricle.