superior dental plexus n.
A plexus that is formed by branches of the infraorbital nerve and gives off dental and gingival branches.
- Superior epigastric vein
superior epigastric vein n. Any of the acccompanying veins of the superior epigastric artery that are tributaries of the internal thoracic vein.
- Superior ganglion of vagus
superior ganglion of vagus n. See jugular ganglion.
- Superior gemellus muscle
superior gemellus muscle superior ge·mel·lus muscle (jə-měl’əs) n. A muscle with origin in the ischial spine and the lesser sciatic notch, with insertion to the tendon of the internal obturator muscle, with nerve supply from the sacral plexus, and whose action rotates the thigh laterally.
noun, plural superiors general. Ecclesiastical. 1. the superior of an order or congregation.