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  • adj

Synonyms for dorsal

belonging to or on or near the back or upper surface of an animal or organ or part


facing away from the axis of an organ or organism

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Above, the dorsal fin of the |basking shark which the pair spotted off Flamborough
Dorsal and presutural bands with spots of black velvety pubescence.
The Axium system is designed to provide relief for patients battling chronic pain through stimulation of the dorsal root ganglion.
Nerve cells in the dorsal raphe nucleus connect to the dopamine reward system, but many of the pathways are rich in serotonin.
Patients were divided into 2 groups depending on the length of their stricture: (1) patients with a urethral stricture length of less than 2 cm and planned for excision of stricture segment and end-toend urethral anastomosis; and (2) patients with a stricture length more than 2 cm and considered for BMG augmented dorsal onlay urethroplasty.
A description of the dorsal color pattern was prepared using terminology for longitudinal pale stripes and intervening dark fields recommended by Burt (1931), Duellman and Zweifel (1962), and Walker et al.
Diagnosis: Papiliolebias francescae differ from the others member of this genus by the following unique features: dorsal and anal fins pointed in males (vs.
Working with the hypothesis that CPM would reduce fMRI activity in the human spinal dorsal horn, the investigators used a standard CPM task in which the test stimulus of heat pain was applied to the left forearm twice, once with and once without the CPM component (a foot immersed in a cold water bath of 12 degrees Celsius).
Species of the subgenus Foveolatatrigon are easy to separate from the other trigonuropodid species on the basis of the following combination of characters: (1) the inner margin of the marginal shield is undulate, (2) anterior pit absent on the dorsal idiosoma, and (3) caudal area is not elevated from the neighbouring regions of the dorsal shield.
5-cm dorsal cartilagenous strut in the anterioposterior dimension.
At laparotomy, it was found that the dorsal mesentery was absent, which caused spontaneous intermittent volvulus of the duodenum with intermittent occlusion of the common bile duct, causing pancreatitis.
Children from the North East who have undergone or are due to have selective dorsal rhizotomy were all smiles as they enjoyed their new gym at the Riverside Business Park in Blyth.