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situated on or near the surface.


(sū'pĕr-fi'shăl), [TA]
1. Situated nearer the surface of the body in relation to a specific reference point. Compare: profundus.
2. Cursory; not thorough. Synonym(s): superficialis [TA], sublimis (2)
[L. superficialis, fr. superficies, surface]


/su·per·fi·ci·a·lis/ (-fish″e-a´lis) [L.] superficial.


(sū'pĕr-fish'ē-ā'lis) [TA]
Situated nearer the surface of the body in relation to a specific reference point.
Synonym(s): superficial (3) .


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Uber einen naevus lipomatodes cutaneus superficialis der linken glutaalgegend.
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Caption: FIGURE 2: Flexor digitorum superficialis tendon from the ring finger harvested and tunnelled deep to the neurovascular bundle.
Esophagitis dissecans superficialis ("sloughing esophagitis"): a clinicopathologic study of 12 cases.
Electrodes were placed on the longitudinal axis of the muscles in order to quantify the activation of the right rectus femoris (R-RF), left rectus femoris (L-RF), right hamstring belly (R-H), rectus abdominus (RA), right flexor digitorum superficialis (R-FDS), left flexor digitorum superficialis (L-FDS), and right masseter (R-M) (3).
Association has been reported with musculoskeletal (genu valgus, pes cavus, myositis ossificans, absence of flexor digitorum superficialis tendon in the little finger) and cardiovascular abnormalities.
6 cm diameter mass displacing the flexor digitorum superficialis and palmaris longus muscles (Figure 2).
Mesenchymal Stem Cells and InsulinLike Growth Factor-I Gene- Enhanced Mesenchymal Stem Cells Improve Structural Aspects of Healing in Equine Flexor Digitorum Superficialis Tendons.
The flexor mass comprising the pronator teres, the flexor carpi radialis, the flexor digitorum superficialis and the flexor carpi ulnaris is affected.
Detection of differential gliding characteristics of the flexor digitorum superficialis tendon and subsynovial connective tissue using color Doppler sonographic imaging.