Superior is a directional term used to describe a structure that is situated above relative to a specific reference point, as well as to describe a structure that is directed upwards, towards the vertex of the head.
Synonyms: Cranial, supra-
|Examples||Superior vena cava, Superior rectus muscle|
Now that you know what superior means, learn about the rest of the directional terms and body planes in the following study unit:
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