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 the descending genicular and superior genicular arteries; medial superior artery of knee.
- 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.
- Superior cerebral vein
superior cerebral vein n. Any of the veins that drain the dorsal convexity of the cerebrum and empty into the superior sagittal sinus.
- Superior cervical cardiac nerve
superior cervical cardiac nerve n. A nerve that arises from the lower part of the superior cervical ganglion of the sympathetic trunk and that passes down to form, with branches of the vagus nerve; the cardiac plexus.