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un·der·sur·face

 (ŭn′dər-sûr′fəs)
n.

undersurface

(ˈʌndəˌsɜːfɪs)
n
the under or lower side or surface of something

un•der•sur•face

(ˈʌn dərˌsɜr fɪs)

n.
a bottom surface; underside.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.undersurface - the lower side of anythingundersurface - the lower side of anything    
base - a flat bottom on which something is intended to sit; "a tub should sit on its own base"
bilge - where the sides of the vessel curve in to form the bottom
heel - the bottom of a shoe or boot; the back part of a shoe or boot that touches the ground and provides elevation
sole - the underside of footwear or a golf club
side, face - a surface forming part of the outside of an object; "he examined all sides of the crystal"; "dew dripped from the face of the leaf"
underbelly - lower side; "the underbellies of clouds"

undersurface

noun
A side or surface that is below or under:
Translations

undersurface

n (= underside)Unterseite f
adj (= undersea(s))Unterwasser-; (= subterranean)unterirdisch
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However, in the patient who was supported 159 days, the left ventricular outflow tract was completely open, while in the one supported for 421 days a fibrous membrane completely occluded the undersurface of the valve.
The detection of the capsular tear at the undersurface of the extensor carpi radialis brevis tendon in chronic tennis elbow: the value of magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography arthrography.
Morphologically, the mold was off-white to teal green with a pale undersurface.
Intraoperatively, deposits were noted on the left ovary and both uterosacral ligaments, and nodules on the undersurface of the diaphragm, in Morison's pouch, on the right side of the paracolic gutter, and between the liver and the kidney.
However, Tipularia leaves lack white veins and have a dark purple undersurface (Homoya 1993).
But though such a revelation will pave the way for Freud's discovery, we are not to think of this other domain as--at least in the eighteenth century--anything like the Freudian unconscious but as the 'other-side' of our surface: it is not quite distinct from our own domain--it is a pleat or an undersurface, the seamy side rather than a depth.
The genus is diagnosed in having an interrupted post-labial fold, broad isthmus, gill openings not extending ventrally onto undersurface of head, 14-16 branched pectoral-fin rays, lower lip not connected to the base of the maxillary barbel by a skin flap, sulcus between the lip and the barbel, homodont dentition, teeth pointed, coni-form in both jaws, premaxillary tooth patches contacting each other but not confluent, not extended posterolaterally, laterally blunt; dilator operculi muscle and levator opercula muscle contacting each other, broad anterior end of sternohyoideus muscle, its width almost equal to the width in the axilla of the pectoral fin, adductor pelvicalis superficialis muscle not contacting its antimere at the midline (Zhou et al.
2) The knee joint capsule extends superiorly approximately 3 cm to 4 cm proximal to the superior pole of the patella, posteriorly to the level of the physeal scars on the distal femur and to the articular surface of the tibial plateau, and anteriorly the joint capsule lies directly under the patellar tendon and is confluent with the undersurface of the surrounding medial and lateral retinaculum (Fig.
The mass was separated from the facial nerve and the undersurface of the ossicles with the use of a facial nerve stimulator and angled instruments, and it was resected in its entirety.
Akasegawa's irrational image echoed Man Ray's nearby Surrealist iron with its row of nails jutting from its undersurface.
The scissors are spread apart in the avascular lateral retroperitoneal space beneath the pubocervical fascia, and used to separate the fascia from the undersurface of the vagina to the pubic ramus.
The design of the laser allows for energy and heat to be directed upward toward the undersurface of the skin, directly at the sweat glands and hair follicles.