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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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6C, D) is the only posterior median dorsal plate preserved dorsally, but it is from a very small individual, probably a juvenile.
Tail long, gradually narrowing, tail tip dorsally curved, the hyaline part 16-19% of tail length.
The deep component (LCMD) should be examined longitudinally and slightly obliquely, with the proximal portion of the transducer angled dorsally.
Mesopleural furrow finely crenulate dorsally and coarsely crenulate ventrally (Fig.
These openings were bound ventrally by hard palate and dorsally by the fold of mucosa which extended from ventral surface of vomer bone.
The inverted dome base is not constrained laterally and is wide (close to 65%) in proportion to SL; the lateral processes of the base are dorsally sharp and ventrally reduced or only weakly developed.
Functional outcome and complications after volar plating for dorsally displaced, unstable fractures of the distal radius.
Before dividing the deep transverse metatarsal ligament (DTML), the visibly enlarged interdigital nerve was observed which was deflected dorsally and was located between the second and third metatarsal heads (Figure 2(a)).
The second component takes origin through an aponeurosis 11 on the ventral surface of the os palatinum, dorsally to the fibers of the first component.
3a & 3b): Demonstrating the large/giant retroperitoneal abdomino-pelvic mass from subdiaphragmatic to pelvis, having zones of fats and solid density lobules displacing the abdominal structures dorsally and superiorly.
Key to species of Festucula Simon, 1901 1 Males 2 -- Females 8 2 Abdomen with broad brown band dorsally, covered in the middle with whitish short scales 3 -- Abdomen with two longitudinal brown and yellow median stripes dorsally 4 3 VTA narrow, thin, slightly curved (Figs 8-9, arrowed) leroyae sp.
Length is about 9-11 mm and coloration is generally yellowish-brown to dark brown dorsally and yellowish or ivory ventrally; head, anterior and lateral sides of dorsal plates and siphon are much darker; the one or two last dorsal plates and the four anal processes may be completely blackish.
12); the whitish portion of the styliger forms a ventrally protruding base for each forceps; the styliger also presents small projections dorsally to forceps base (Fig.