More elevated in place or position; higher; upper; as, the superior limb of the sun; the superior part of an image.
Higher in rank or office; more exalted in dignity; as, a superior officer; a superior degree of nobility.
Above the ovary; -- said of parts of the flower which, although normally below the ovary, adhere to it, and so appear to originate from its upper part; also of an ovary when the other floral organs are plainly below it in position, and free from it.
One who is above, or surpasses, another in rank, station, office, age, ability, or merit; one who surpasses in what is desirable; as, Addison has no superior as a writer of pure English.
The head of a monastery, convent, abbey, or the like.
In eye care terminology, referring to the upper half of the eye. See Free Eye Tests.
Antithesis of Inferior, with Normal between. Words to define the quality of negative-neutral-positive values, like Good is superior relative to Bad, which is Inferior.
adjective, comparative of Latin superus = above.
Situated or directed above.
toward the head of upper part of a structure; also called cephalad or craniad
Applied to the ovary when free from the calyx ; or to a calyx adnate to an ovary. Suture. A line of splitting or opening.
In anatomy, the upper of the two parts; toward the top or above.
Higher than; situated above something else.
Lt. Superus above, near or towards the head.
situated more above than another body part.
the head of a religious community
a character or symbol set or printed or written above and immediately to one side of another character
(often followed by `to') above being affected or influenced by; "he is superior to fear"; "an ignited firework proceeds superior to circumstances until its blazing vitality fades"
The anatomical term for "above". i.e. the head is superior to the shoulder. Typically used in humans only. See Cranial/Caudal/Inferior
ovary is exposed - above the point of attachment of the perianth and anthers
The direction towards the head in an anatomical coordinate system. [ Chapter 9
(With regard to the ovary.) Having the ovary situated above the other flower parts. See Inferior.
closer to the head; above
Term used to describe an object situated above below or closer to the head than something else
(soo-PEER-ee-or) A directional term indicating the location of a part that is nearer to the head region than another. Also called craniad or cephalad.
Above in relation to another structure; toward the head (as opposed to inferior)
Anatomical term meaning located closer to the head; opposite of inferior.
Situated above or directed upward toward the head of an individual
Refers to the head or upper; higher.
Referring to the position of the ovary when it is above the point of attachment of sepals, petals, stamens, and pistils.
Situated toward the head and further away from the feet than another.
Relative directional term meaning toward the head, situated above, or facing above. It is the opposite of inferior.
In antomy, above or over top of. As opposed to inferior. The heart is superior to the stomach. The superior surface of the tongue rests against the palate. See the entire definition of Superior
upper, as in upper eyelid.
(L. superus, above). Denoting a muscle located above another muscle in an inferior position or to another structure to which it is attached.
refers to the upper parts of the nervous system
of an ovary, borne above the level of attachment of the other floral parts, or above the base of a cup (hypanthium) that is free from the ovary and bears the perianth segments and stamens. cf. inferior.
Situated above or oriented towards a higher place or position.
The head of a religious order or congregation. He or she may be the head of a province, or an individual house.
refers to being positioned above something
Toward the dorsal surface of the primate head.
Above, in reference to a portion of the body in the anatomical position.
Upper or higher in position.
above or near the head, also known as cranial.
Anatomical direction simply meaning "above."