On the surface. Often applied to a wound.
- relating to a surface 2. [adj] - of little substance or significance 3. [adj] - being or affecting or concerned with a surfaceFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=superficial
On or near the surface, visible or palpable (able to feel with hands).
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Near to the surface.
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Superficial: In anatomy, on the surface or shallow. As opposed to deep. The skin is superficial to the muscles. The cornea is on the superficial surface of the eye. For a more complete listing of terms used in medicine for spatial orientation, please see the entry to 'Anatomic Orientation Terms'.Found on http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=9285
[ Latin superficialis
: confer French superficiel
. See Superficies
Of or pertaining to the superficies, or surface; lying on the surface; shallow; not deep; as, a superficial
color; a superficial
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1. Cursory; not thorough. ... 2. Pertaining to or situated near the surface. ... Synonym: superficialis. ... Origin: L. Superficialis, fr. Superficies, surface ... (05 Mar 2000) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
of little substance or significance; `a few superficial editorial changes`; `only trivial objections`Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=superficial
(soo″pәr-fish´әl) situated on or near the surface.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
• (a.) Reaching or comprehending only what is obvious or apparent; not deep or profound; shallow; -- said especially in respect to study, learning, and the like; as, a superficial scholar; superficial knowledge. • (a.) Of or pertaining to the superficies, or surface; lying on the surface; shallow; not deep; as, a superficial color; a supe...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/superficial/
superficial 1. Affecting, or being on or near the surface; a superficial wound. 2. Concerned with or comprehending only what is apparent or obvious; shallow. 3. Apparent rather than actual or substantial; a superficial resemblance. 4. Trivial; insignificant: 'She made only a few superficial changes in the text.'Found on http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/2069/6
on the surface.Found on http://www.anbg.gov.au/glossary/webpubl/lichglos.htm
an adjective used to convert a unit of length into a unit of area. 'Superficial', in this use, means 'square': a superficial foot, for example, is equal to a square foot, and a superficial yard is equal to a square yard. In Australia and New Zealand, a superficial foot often means the super foot (see below).Found on http://www.unc.edu/~rowlett/units/dictS.html
Type: Term Pronunciation: sū′pĕr-fi′shăl Definitions: 1. Situated nearer the surface of the body in relation to a specific reference point. 2. Cursory; not thorough. Synonyms: superficialis, sublimis2Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=86696
adjective, Latin super = above, and facies = surface; hence, nearer the surface.Found on http://www.anatomy.usyd.edu.au/glossary/glossary.cgi?
(soo;per-fish;al) Toward or near the surface.Found on http://www.mhhe.com/biosci/abio/glossary.mhtml
Affecting cells on the surface. Not invasive.Found on http://www.cancer.gov/dictionary?expand=S
on the surface.Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_botanical_terms
only concerned with what is apparent or obviousFound on https://www.vocabulary.com/lists/153930
of, affecting, or being on or near the surfaceFound on https://www.vocabulary.com/lists/158007
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