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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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Future work should consider the impact of inferiorly shifting each device (as this is commonly recommended) to achieve inferior glenosphere overhang on this bone removal and surface contact analysis.
A forked or "rabbit ear" retractor is typically used along the inferior glenoid to lever the humerus inferiorly and posteriorly allowing exposure of the glenoid.
2) that were to be oriented in one of nine positions in relation to the anatomical neck axis: correct (coaxial with the femoral neck), 10 [degrees] of varus, valgus, anteversion, retroversion, and 5 mm of translation superiorly, inferiorly, anteriorly, and posteriorly.
Powered removal of the uncinate with a microdebrider is then carried out from the uncinate window inferiorly to the uncinate insertion superiorly using a gentle, rolling side-to-side motion, allowing the tissue to be suctioned into the debrider tip (figure, D-F).
Imaging showed a retrotracheal mass extending superiorly to the thyroid level and inferiorly to below the carina of the trachea.
It was seen to displace and rotate the left kidney inferiorly and laterally with preserved intervening fat plane of cleavage.
A contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CT) scan performed at an outside facility showed a large mixed-density mass measuring roughly 10 20 cm extending from a right suprarenal location inferiorly below the iliac crest (Figure 1).
The narrowing began approximately 15 mm below the level of the vocal folds and extended 15 mm inferiorly.
Based on the septocutaneous perforator of posterior & anterior tibial artery and peroneal artery skin with fascia as fasciocutaneous flap was raised as superiorly (proximally) based, inferiorly (Distally) based fasciocutaneous flap from the same leg (Ipsilateral) or from the opposite (Contralateral) leg (Cross leg flap).
When enlarged and heavy, superior parathyroid adenomas can also descend inferiorly to the level of the inferior thyroid pole and posteriorly into the tracheoesophageal groove.
Endoscopy under anesthesia showed an overtly mucosal tumor in the left supraglottis that crossed beyond the midline and extended inferiorly at least 2 cm below the vocal fold on the left side.
Two patients had necrosis of the tip of inferiorly based fasciocutaneous transposition flaps probably due to increase tension at the suture line.