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dorsal

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adjective dor·sal \ˈdȯr-səl\

Medical Definition of dorsal

  1. 1a:  being or located near, on, or toward the upper surface of an animal (as a quadruped) opposite the lower or ventral surfaceb:  being or located near, on, or toward the back or posterior part of the human body

  2. 2chiefly British :  thoracic

  3. dor·sal·ly \-sə-lē\play adverb




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dorsal

noun dor·sal

Medical Definition of dorsal

  1. :  a dorsally located part; especially :  a thoracic vertebra





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