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dorsalis

noun dor·sa·lis \ dȯr-ˈsal-əs , -ˈsāl- , -ˈsäl- \

medical Definition of dorsalis

plural dorsales play \-ˈsal-(ˌ)ēz, -ˈsāl-; -ˈsäl-ˌās\
: any of several arteries situated in and supplying the back of the parts with which they are associated — see interosseus dorsalis, nucleus dorsalis, sacrococcygeus dorsalis, tabes dorsalis

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