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supernumerary

 [soo″per-noo´mer-ar″e]
in excess of the regular number.

su·per·nu·mer·ar·y

(sū'pĕr-nū'mĕr-ār'ē),
Exceeding the normal number.
Synonym(s): epactal
[super- + L. numerus, number]

supernumerary

/su·per·nu·mer·ary/ (-noo´mer-ar″e) in excess of the regular or normal number.

supernumerary

Over and above; in excess of the requisite number; in addition to.

su·per·nu·mer·ar·y

(sū'pĕr-nū'mĕr-ar-ē)
Exceeding the normal number.
[L. super-, over + L. numerus, number]

supernumerary

More than the normal NUMBER, as in supernumerary nipples or supernumerary teeth.

su·per·nu·mer·ar·y

(sū'pĕr-nū'mĕr-ar-ē)
Exceeding normal number.
Synonym(s): epactal.
[L. super-, over + L. numerus, number]

supernumerary

in excess of the regular number.

supernumerary kidney
an additional kidney which may be fused with or separate from a normal kidney; caused by the formation of an extra ureteric bud in the embryo.
supernumerary teats
in cows may be accompanied by a supernumerary mammary gland. May also be an adjunct to an existing teat and also share its teat cistern.
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6a) and both tuberculate and conical supernumeraries were extracted (Fig.
Each year Opus Dei furnishes the Vatican basic data about its membership, so Villa Tevere asks each region to give it a number of supernumeraries, but the names are not forwarded.
Supernumeraries with similar Lh1 patterns may also differ with respect to other sequences.
Rudimentary supernumeraries are described as being either conical or tuberculate in shape, the conical form being the most common.
Midline supernumeraries and eruption of the maxillary central incisor.
Late forming supernumeraries in the mandibular premolar region.
Although chorus and supernumeraries occasionally were standing about passively during highly charged scenes, director Tom Diamond had the drama of this opera right up to the top of the dial.
Roberts' costumes and Leon Major's meticulous staging, which employs principal singers and supernumeraries in numerous, delicious ways.
No matter how many times the supernumeraries changed their shields, spears and tunics, they inevitably started looking familiar on their repeat stage visits during the Triumphal March, and animals from a petting zoo substituting for elephants was downright silly.