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inferior

(Lower in position), adjective accessory, deterior, governed by, in the power of, insignificant, junior, less powerful, lesser, lower, lower in authority, lower in rank, lower in the scale, lowly, menial, minor, of less immortance, puisne, reduced, secondary, subaltern, subject, subjugated to, subordinate, subservient, subsidiary, under, unimportant
Associated concepts: inferior courts

inferior

(Lower in quality), adjective adulterated, amateurish, awful, bad, badly made, base, below, below par, blemished, bush, bush-league, cheap, contemptible, crude, damaged, defective, deficient, displeasing, faulty, flimsy, imperfect, inadequate, incompetent, indifferent, inferior grade, inferior to, insignificant, insipid, junior, less than, less valuable, lesser, lousy, low, low-grade, lower, lower than, lowly, malformed, mediocre, menial, middling, minor, miserable, not as good as, not the quality of, not up to par, paltry, passable, pedestrian, petty, poor, rank, second-class, second-rate, servile, shabby, shoddy, slipshod, subordinate, subordinate to, subservient, subsidiary, substandard, trashy, unacceptable, undesirable, unsatisfactory
Associated concepts: in bankruptcy, inferior bargaining position, inferior position, inferior products, inferior quallty, inferior services
See also: deficient, faulty, ignoble, imperfect, inadequate, insignificant, mediocre, minor, null, pedestrian, poor, secondary, slight, subaltern, subordinate, subservient, trivial, unsatisfactory, unworthy

INFERIOR. One who in relation to another has less power and is below him; one who is bound to obey another. He who makes the law is the superior; he who is bound to obey it, the inferior. 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 8.

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Protein S deficiency may result in venous thromboembolic phenomena including deep venous thrombosis, pulmonary embolus, inferior vena cava thrombosis, renal or hepatic vein thrombosis, and intracranial venous and dural sinus thrombosis [2,3,11,12], as well as arterial thrombosis leading to stroke [3,13-17].
Repositioning is something of a misnomer as the actual procedure involves capture within the sheath and immediate redeployment, more or less at the same site within the inferior vena cava, below the renal veins.
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