sural artery n.
Any of four or five arteries arising from the popliteal artery, with distribution to the muscles and integument of the calf, and with anastomoses to the posterior tibial, medial and lateral inferior genicular arteries.
- Sural nerve
sural nerve n. A nerve that is formed by the union of the medial sural cutaneous nerve and a branch of the common peroneal nerve and accompanies the small saphenous vein around the lateral malleolus to the dorsum of the foot.
noun 1. a seaport in S Gujarat, in W India: first British settlement in India 1612. noun 1. (formerly) a cotton fabric from the Surat area of India noun 1. a port in W India, in W Gujarat: a major port in the 17th century; textile manufacturing. Pop: 2 433 787 (2001)
noun, Architecture. 1. a molding above a base, as that immediately above a baseboard, the crowning molding of a pedestal, etc. noun 1. the uppermost part, such as a moulding, of a pedestal, base, or skirting Compare subbase
adjective, Architecture. 1. having a surbase. 2. depressed; flattened. 3. (of an arch) having a rise of less than half the span. adjective (architect) 1. having a surbase 2. (of an arch) having a rise of less than half the span