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Inferior

from the Latin: infer — below, lower, underneath
German: Inferior

Definition

Inferior is an adjective with the meanings: Situated below or directed downward; nearer to the feet or farther from the head; referring to the lower surface of an organ; used in reference to the lower of two similar structures.

Example: the inferior colliculus

The opposite of inferior is superior.

Specialties: Anatomy

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