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Meaning of Inferor

Inferior is used in medical, anatomy, kinesiology, and biology terminology to refer to where parts of the body are located. The following video provides an explanation of the term, useful for fitness trainers or other professionals needing to understand this anatomic reference term.

Inferior means below another structure of the body, or toward the feet.


The knee is inferior to the thigh.


The opposite of inferior is superior.

Related Terms

Inferior is a core anatomic reference term from which other terms are built:


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