Glossary of Medical Terms

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Being further up, literally or figuratively; higher in seat, position, rank, dignity, or the like; superior; as, the upper lip; the upper side of a thing; the upper home of a legislature. The upper arm, the superiority; the winning. See To have the upper arm, under Arm. Upper Bench, all those parts of the hull of a vessel that are properly above water. Upper world. The atmosphere. Sky. This world; the land; in distinction from the underworld. Source: Websters Vocabulary
occipitomastoid suture   occipitomental   occipitomental diameter   occipitomental projection   occipitoparietal   occipitopontine tract   occipitoposterior position   occipitotectal tract   (4)
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