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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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The undersurface of the kneecap may also be replaced with an implant made of plastic or a combination of metal and plastic.
This is defined by the base (the undersurface) of each cloud layer.
Undersurface of the patella was visualised with flexion and extension of the knee to assess patellar tracking.
Computed tomography of the abdomen highlighted the presence of an anterior interposition of the colon to the liver reaching the undersurface of the right hemidiaphragm-the so-called Chilaiditi's sign (Figures 1-2); this clinical condition is also called as pseudopneumoperitoneum.
The wrong action also increases the cavus by jamming the anterior tuberosity of the adducted calcaneum against the undersurface of the head of talus.
The base of the interpeduncular fossa is the undersurface of the central midbrain.
The undersurface of the chorionic plate showed focal pseudovillous papilliform cytotrophoblastic proliferation (Figure 2(a)).
Spots of IBA1+ cells were detected on the undersurface of the basilar membrane in the scala tympani and the stria vascularis (Figure 1, arrows) and were abundantly present at the endosteal layer of the cochlea, especially at the early postnatal stages (Figure 1, asterisks).
Featuring a single tank and up to six precision spray nozzles, the intelli-flav CLS 5 continuously monitors the undersurface mixing of the oil and seasoning powder to deliver a homogenous mix for a consistently flavored, high quality product with reduced slurry or product waste.
More than half a century of studies explore the settlement preferences of the eastern (American) oyster Crassostrea virginica, including examinations of depth (water column depth and intertidal versus subtidal), materials, surface orientation (top versus undersurface), light, conspecific chemical cues, roughness, and tertiary arrangement of settlement surfaces.