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Existing or occurring at or on the surface,
  1. Existing or occurring at or on the surface
    • - the building suffered only superficial damage
  2. Situated or occurring on the skin or immediately beneath it
    • - the superficial muscle groups
  3. Appearing to be true or real only until examined more closely
    • - the resemblance between the breeds is superficial
  4. Not thorough, deep, or complete; cursory
    • - he had only the most superficial knowledge of foreign countries
  5. Not having or showing any depth of character or understanding
    • - perhaps I was a superficial person

  1. concerned with or comprehending only what is apparent or obvious; not deep or penetrating emotionally or intellectually; "superficial similarities"; "a superficial mind"; "his thinking was superficial and fuzzy"; "superficial knowledge"; "the superficial report didn't give the true picture"; " ...
  2. of little substance or significance; "a few superficial editorial changes"; "only trivial objections"
  3. Superficial is the debut album of American pop singer and television personality Heidi Montag. The album took three years to complete. Musically, it incorporates elements of synthpop, dance and teen pop. The album was released independently and digital-only.
  4. The Superficial is a website devoted to celebrity gossip. It was founded on May 23, 2004 and quickly grew in popularity. The Superficial was a part of Anticlown Media, along with other sites such as and ...
  5. A surface detail; Shallow, lacking substance; At face value; Of or pertaining to the surface; Being near the surface; Two-dimensional; drawn on a flat surface
  6. and deep - Superficial structures are closer to the skin than deeper structures.
  7. External; on or near the outside surface of the body or a particular bone or organ.
  8. Not very far below the surface of the skin, not very deep.
  9. means close to the surface of the body while deep means away from the surface. The brain is deep to the skull while the skull is superficial to the brain.
  10. occurring on the surface of the substratum; not enclosed by fungal or host tissue.
  11. adjective, Latin super = above, and facies = surface; hence, nearer the surface.
  12. near the surface; used to describe relative depth or location of muscles or tissue.
  13. not deep emotionally or intellectually. Concerned only with what is obvious.
  14. Superficial refers to the portion of the circulation which is closest to the surface and peripheries of the body (as contrasted with the deep circulation). The readings associate the superficial circulation with the venous and lymphatic circulation and the sympathetic nervous system.
  15. Affecting cells on the surface. Not invasive.
  16. radiotherapy Treatment to tumours which are close to or on the skin surface.
  17. A structure that is above another, or further from the center of the body, is said to be more superficial.  This is the opposite of deep.
  18. not involving emotional commitment or loyalty, or lacking in thoroughness or seriousness
  19. a wine without depth or follow through.
  20. Adjective • On the surface; concerned only with the obvious; apparent rather than real
  21. (adj) shallow, lacking in depth
  22. lesser occipital • greater auricular • transverse cervical • supraclavicular
  23. refers to parts near the skin or surface.