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Situated nearer the surface of the body in relation to a specific reference point.

Compare: profundus.

Synonym: sublimis, superficial.

Origin: L.

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... plane (D). These rotations displace the fang sheath (D,E), removing barriers to venom flow such that when the M. adductor mandibulae externus superficialis (AMES) contracts, venom pressure can expel venom through the specialized exit orifice of the fang (E). P, pressure; F, fang. The second ...

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