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inferior

1. Botany (of a plant ovary) enclosed by and fused with the receptacle so that it is situated below the other floral parts
2. Astronomy
a. orbiting or occurring between the sun and the earth
b. lying below the horizon

inferior

[in′fir·ē·ər]
(biology)
The lower of two structures.
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Suturing of the wound was done in layers with vicryl 4-0 starting by approximation of the deep soft tissue near the septal angle and gradually extending inferiorly until the collumella was reached.
Sinn et al reported that bilaterally impacted and submerged third molar decreases the amount of support and weaken the angle of the mandible for the fracture to occur along the socket of the impacted tooth and extends inferiorly through the mandibular angle that is why the angle is involved in 35% of the total maxillo- facial injuries.
For the posterior vaginal-wall mesh attachment, I usually start at the vaginal apex and work my way inferiorly.
The basal lamella, which separates the anterior and posterior ethmoid cells, is then entered (figure, C) and opened medially and inferiorly (figure, D).
Popliteal fossa (10) is a triangular area bounded by semitendinosus and semimembranosus tendons medially, biceps femoris muscle laterally and popliteal crease inferiorly.
Quantify the amount of cortical and cancellous glenoid bone removed by inferiorly tilting the glenoid baseplate with two different rTSA prostheses, and
The ultrasound and chest X-ray done shortly after birth showed a left pleural effusion and a lobulated, moderately vascular thoraco-abdominal mass displacing the spleen and kidney inferiorly (Fig.
The mass displaces the left kidney inferiorly (Figure 1A).
8, 9) Moreover, in normal anatomical development, the right lobe of the liver often extends inferiorly beyond the gallbladder.
Dissect the anterior peritoneum inferiorly toward the bladder so that the broken edge of pubocervical fascia, which appears thick over the vaginal epithelium, can be seen.
The adjoined skin flaps are then folded inferiorly and fixated to the lateral lobule construct to create the medial epithelial surface of the new earlobe.
The image of the atheroma may appear on an OPG as a nodular radiopaque mass or as radiopaque vertical lines inferiorly about 1.