supradorsal

adjective

su·​pra·​dorsal
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1
: situated on the back
2
: of, relating to, or being a series of bony or cartilaginous elements present in some vertebrates above the basidorsals and interdorsals in the primitive vertebral column

Word History

Etymology

supra- + dorsal

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“Supradorsal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/supradorsal. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

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