\sˌuːpəfˈɪʃə͡lˌiz], \sˌuːpəfˈɪʃəlˌiz], \s_ˌuː_p_ə_f_ˈɪ_ʃ_əl_ˌi_z]\
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Superficial; noting a number of nerves, arteries, veins, and other structures near the surface of the body.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
[Latin] That which is superficial; as S. voloe, a branch of the radial artery; S. colli, a branch of the cervical plexus supplying the side and front of the neck.
By Alexander Duane
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
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