noun, plural superiors general. Ecclesiastical.
the superior of an order or congregation.
- Superior gluteal nerve
superior gluteal nerve n. A nerve that arises from the fourth and fifth lumbar nerves and the first sacral nerve and supplies the gluteus medius and minimus muscles and tensor muscle of the broad fascia.
- Superior gluteal vein
superior gluteal vein n. Either of the veins that accompany the gluteal artery, unite in the pelvis, and empty into the internal iliac vein.
- Superior intercostal vein
superior intercostal vein n. A tributary of the azygos vein, formed by union of the right second, third, and fourth posterior intercostal veins; right superior intercostal vein. A vein that is formed by the union of the left second, third and fourth intercostal veins, passes across the arch of the aorta, empties into the left […]
noun 1. the quality or condition of being superior.