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Superior

from the Latin: super — above, on top, over
German: Superior

Definition

Superior is an adjective with the meanings: Situated above or directed upward; nearer to the head or farther from the feet; referring to the upper surface of an organ.

Example: the superior colliculus

The opposite of superior is inferior.

Specialties: Anatomy

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