(prep.) In or to a higher place; higher than; on or over the upper surface; over; -- opposed to below or beneath.
(prep.) Figuratively, higher than; superior to in any respect; surpassing; beyond; higher in measure or degree than; as, things above comprehension; above mean actions; conduct above reproach.
(prep.) Surpassing in number or quantity; more than; as, above a hundred. (Passing into the adverbial sense. See Above, adv., 4.)
(adv.) In a higher place; overhead; into or from heaven; as, the clouds above.
(adv.) Earlier in order; higher in the same page; hence, in a foregoing page.
(adv.) Higher in rank or power; as, he appealed to the court above.
(adv.) More than; as, above five hundred were present.
(adv.) Over; above; before; also, beyond; besides; -- much used as a prefix.
(1) Differences regarding subfraction patterns of the gamma-globulin region seemed to be influenced of whether supra- or infratentorial structures were affected.
(2) Attention is drawn to the desirability of differentiating between supra- and sub-gingival calculus in the CPITN scoring system and to the excessive treatment requirements that arise from classifying everyone with calculus as requiring prophylaxis and scaling.
(3) In one case MRI showed a false image of tear of the supra spinatus m. on its anterior edge.
(4) These two types of supra-ependymal structures seem to contain 5-hydroxytryptamine.
(5) Brain tumors of supra- and subtontorial localization were detected.
(6) Some cell processes were present on the AP surface, but no supra-ependymal cell bodies could be seen over the AP proper.
(7) When patients had recovered from the spinal shock phase, emptying of the bladder supplemented by alpha-adrenergic blocking preparations and clean intermittent catheterization were instituted in the patients with supra-sacral lesions.
(8) With age there is a progressive deterioration in the capsulo-tendinous cuff of the shoulder: When rotator cuff lesions are limited (in general to the supra-spinatus), the cuff remains continent and functional, thereby ensuring good centering of the humeral head.
(9) Post-Gd images were equivalent to pre-Gd images in the evaluation of supra- and infrasellar extensions of macroadenomas.
(10) Since the first laparoscopic cholecystectomy performed in 1987 by Philippe Mouret in Lyon (France), there has been a real revolution in the field of visceral surgery: more and more operations are performed by this mini-invasive surgical method: lithiasis of the common bile duct, Nissen and Heller procedure, truncal vagotomies, abdominal and thoracic, supra-selective vagotomies, hernia, appendectomy, band sections during intestinal occlusion, resection of the colon and rectum, oesophagectomies ...
(11) One of the most annoying complications of rhinoplasty is the supra-tip hump (pollybeak).
(12) This is shown by serial reconstruction analysis of the largest diameter of synapses from maximal arc and chord length measurements at the subpial and supra Purkinje level.
(13) Loudness scaling is suggested as a method of eliciting supra-threshold measurements which might be helpful in the fitting of hearing aids.
(14) From March, 1976 to February, 1979, 28 cases of adult acute leukemia of which 24 were evaluable were treated in irreversible relapse with high dose chemotherapy (piperazinedione) and supra-lethal total body irradiation (TBI) in conjunction with autologous bone marrow transplantation (ABMT).
(15) It may also be interesting to elucidate supra-pontine structures which activate the identified brainstem-spinal cord inhibitory system.
(16) The chance of detecting splenic and hepatic involvement was definitely higher in patients with nodal disease above and below the diaphragm in comparison with those with either supra-diaphragmatic or infra-diaphragmatic adenopathy.
(17) The indications included a disease of the sinus node (8 cases), supra-ventricular arrhythmias associated to conduction disorders (3 cases) and a cardiomyopathy with conduction disorders (1 case).
(18) A right ventricular artificial demand pacemaker was implanted into a 59-year-old man with supra-Hisian complete heart block.
(19) Surgery for vertebral-basilar insufficiency comprises only 5.2% of all 1422 supra-aortic reconstructions performed during this period.
(20) Many clinical types can be distinguished among the post-phlebitis varicose veins : Substitution varicose veins : pre and supra pubic varicose veins that should be left intact-superficial post-phlebitis venous insufficiency which is characterized by a saphenous insufficiency that is not significantly different as a whole in its physiopathology from the essential saphenous insufficiency, and requires therefore the same forms of therapy.