superior aspect

superior aspect

the surface of the cranium viewed from above.
Synonym(s): norma superior [TA], norma verticalis ☆ , vertical aspect

su·pe·ri·or as·pect

(sŭ-pērē-ōr aspekt)
Cranial surface viewed from above.
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In particular, the authors demonstrated that when the target parathyroid glands were located <6 cm below the superior aspect of the clavicular head, the lesions were successfully resected through a cervical approach.
magnetic resonance imaging of a female patient presenting with severe pain in the upper eyelid, tearing, ptosis, and corneal erosion revealed a large cystic intraorbital/extraconal lesion located in the superior aspect of the orbit.
The first author of this study routinely anchors his index fingers on the lateral iliac crests while using his thumbs to probe an area somewhat superolateral to the superior aspect of the PSISs, in order to make better use of tactile sense.
Axis-centrum fused to atlas on its superior aspect and inferior was normal.
The technology features an integrated lateral anchor to limit device distortion medially and into the axilla, as well as a rein in the superior aspect of the expander to prevent expansion in the upper pole and posteriorly against the chest wall.
At surgery, massive bone destruction was found along the base of the skull and the inferior part of the mastoid that extended into the superior aspect of the musculature of the neck.
The medial one of the superficial CH arose by a tendon from the medial end of the clavicle near the sternoclavicular joint just lateral to the SH while the lateral one was arising by a tendon from the junction of medial one third and lateral two third of the clavicle from its superior aspect.
The splenic vein was beveled slightly, turned inferiorly, and then anastamosed to the superior aspect of the left renal vein in an end-to-side fashion with a running posterior suture and interrupted anterior sutures of 6-0 Prolene.
2) Seminal vesicle cysts <5 cm may remain asymptomatic and are usually discovered inci dentally as a palpable abdominal mass or on digital rectal examination as a palpable fluctuant mass arising from the superior aspect of the prostate.
After originating from the superior aspect of the glenoid labrum, the proximal biceps tendon exits the glenohumeral joint at the junction between the subscapularis and the supraspinatus tendons in what is commonly referred to as the rotator interval.

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