Superficial vs Bulbospongiosus - What's the difference?

superficial | bulbospongiosus |


As nouns the difference between superficial and bulbospongiosus

is that superficial is (chiefly in plural) a surface detail while bulbospongiosus is (anatomy) one of the superficial muscles of the perineum, covering the bulb of the penis in males and the vestibular bulb in females.

As an adjective superficial

is shallow, lacking substance.

superficial

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Shallow, lacking substance.
  • At face value.
  • *
  • Secondly, I continue to base my concepts on intensive study of a limited suite of collections, rather than superficial study of every packet that comes to hand.
  • Of or pertaining to the surface.
  • Being near the surface.
  • (rare) Two-dimensional; drawn on a flat surface.
  • Synonyms

    * (of or pertaining to the surface) surficial

    Antonyms

    * in-depth * thorough * (lacking substance) substantive

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (chiefly in plural) A surface detail.
  • He always concentrates on the superficials and fails to see the real issue.

    bulbospongiosus

    English

    Noun

    (bulbospongiosi)
  • (anatomy) One of the superficial muscles of the perineum, covering the bulb of the penis in males and the vestibular bulb in females.
  • Synonyms

    * bulbocavernosus