superior sagittal sinusmedical dictionary

<anatomy> An unpaired dural venous sinus in the sagittal groove, beginning at the foramen caecum and terminating at the confluence of sinuses where it merges with the straight sinus; receives the superior cerebral veins and has lateral extensions, the lateral venous lacunae.

Synonyms: sinus sagittalis superior, superior longitudinal sinus.

Tarsal sinus, a hollow or canal formed by the groove of the talus and the interosseous groove of the calcaneus which is occupied by the interosseous talocalcaneal ligament.

Synonyms: sinus tarsi, tarsal canal.

(05 Mar 2000)

superior salivary nucleusmedical dictionary

Preferred term: superior salivatory nucleus

superior salivatory nucleusmedical dictionary
superior segmentmedical dictionary

<anatomy> The uppermost segment of the organ in question, typically the kidney.

Synonyms: apical segment.

(05 Mar 2000)

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superior semilunar lobulemedical dictionary

<anatomy> The part of the superior surface of the cerebellar hemisphere lying rostral to the horizontal fissure, and adjoining the folium of the vermis.

Synonyms: lobulus semilunaris superior, anterior lunate lobule, crus I.

(05 Mar 2000)

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superior surface of talusmedical dictionary

<anatomy> The surface of the trochlea of the talus in contact with the inferior articular surface of the tibia.

Synonyms: facies superior tali.

(05 Mar 2000)