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cranial

of or relating to the skull
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In all species above described, these glands were cranially positioned to the cranial pole of kidney and medially related to the caudal vena cava.
In this position, the humeral head is drawn cranially and posteriorly against the glenoid fossa by contraction of the shoulder muscles.
Occasionally, a pyramidal lobe is present cranially representing the remnant pathway as the thyroid gland descended from the foramen cecum near the tongue base to the gland's final resting place in the lower neck.
The pylorus and the duodenum were displaced cranially towards the diaphragmatic tear.
The transducer was placed over the maximum anteroposterior diameter of the tendon at the level of the medial malleolus (22) and angled cranially and caudally until the scan plane produced an optimal image that showed maximal echogenicity of the Achilles tendon.
The anterior prostate lobes (AP), also known as "coagulating glands" are translucent and bilaterally attached to the lesser curvature of the seminal vesicles, cranially with respect to the other prostate lobes.
Beautiful women don't have to go that far to prove that they aren't shallow and cranially challenged bimbos
Brachiocephalicus muscle was reflected cranially and brachialis muscle caudally to expose fracture fragments.
Bradykinesia is represented cranially by loss of facial expression (hypomimia), decreased frequency of blinking, monotonic and hypophonic speech, and drooling due to decreased spontaneous swallowing.
The muscle biopsies were obtained from the vastus lateralis muscle by conchotome technique 10 cm cranially from the superior apex of the patella.
The basion-axis interval (BAI, distance between line projecting cranially from the posterior cortex of C2 body and the basion) should also be <12 mm in 98% of the population [8].
Cranially, the supracardinal and subcardinal veins merge forming a circular structure that crosses the midline, dorsally to the aorta, named suprasubcardinal anastomosis.