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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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