dorsiferous

adjective
dor·​sif·​er·​ous | \ (ˈ)dȯ(r)¦sif(ə)rəs \

Definition of dorsiferous

1 : bearing the sori on the back of the frond used of various ferns
2 : carrying the eggs or young upon the back

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History and Etymology for dorsiferous

dors- + -ferous

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“Dorsiferous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dorsiferous. Accessed 29 Jan. 2022.

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