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branch of the internal pudendal artery that supplies superficial structures of the perineum arteria perinealis , perineal artery
sample of secretions and superficial cells of the uterine cervix and uterus; examined with a microscope to detect any abnormal cells cervical smear , Papanicolaou smear , Pap smear
habit of keeping free of superficial imperfections cleanliness
medicine applied locally to produce superficial inflammation in order to reduce deeper inflammation counterirritant
plaster composed of isinglass on silk; formerly used to dress superficial wounds court plaster
dabbler with superficial interest dilettante
kind of imagination that was held by Coleridge to be more casual and superficial than true imagination fancy
excessive but superficial compliments given with affected charm fulsomeness , smarm , unction
modern scholar who is in a position to acquire more than superficial knowledge about many different interests generalist , Renaissance man
superficial beauty gilt
act of glamorizing; making something or someone more beautiful (often in a superficial way) glamorisation , glamorization , glamourisation , glamourization
shallow and superficial in expression glib
superficial appearance gloss , veneer
superficial form of glossitis marked by irregular red patches on the tongue and sensitivity to hot or spicy food glossodynia exfoliativa , Moeller's glossitis
superficial abrasion graze
religion founded by Manes the third century; a synthesis of Zoroastrian dualism between light and dark and Babylonian folklore and Buddhist ethics and superficial elements of Christianity; spread widely in the Roman Empire but had largely died out by 1000 Manichaeanism , Manichaeism
posterior continuation of the pterygoid plexus; joins the superficial temporal vein to form the retromandibular vein maxillary vein , vena maxillaris
arises near the eye; joins the superficial temporal veins to form the retromandibular vein middle temporal vein
fungus that produces a superficial (usually white) growth on organic matter mildew
fungus that produces a superficial growth on various kinds of damp or decaying organic matter mold , mould
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