posterior septal artery of nose n.
A branch of the sphenopalatine artery, supplying the nasal septum and accompanying the nasopalatine nerve.
- Posterior spinocerebellar tract
posterior spinocerebellar tract n. A compact bundle of heavily myelinated fibers that is located at the periphery of the dorsal half of the lateral funiculus of the spinal cord, consists of thick fibers originating in the thoracic nucleus on the same side of the cord, terminates in the vermis, and conveys proprioceptive information.
- Posterior staphyloma
posterior staphyloma n. A bulging of a weakened sclera at the posterior of the eyeball resulting from loss of the choroid lining.
- Posterior supraclavicular nerve
posterior supraclavicular nerve n. See lateral supraclavicular nerve.
- Posterior synechia
posterior synechia n. Adhesion of the iris to the capsule of the lens.
- Posterior tibial muscle
posterior tibial muscle n. A muscle with origin from the posterior surface of the tibia, the head and shaft of the fibula, and the posterior surface of the interosseous membrane; with insertion into the navicular, the three cuneiform, the cuboid, and the second, third, and fourth metatarsal bones; with nerve supply from the tibial nerve, […]