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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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The patient was anesthetized as before, and coelomocentesis was performed with a 20-gauge intravenous catheter before positioning the parrot in dorsal recumbency.
Conclusions and Clinical Relevance--Results indicated that anesthetized Humboldt penguins had the lowest air sac volume and highest lung densities in dorsal recumbency.
After being induced with isoflurane by mask induction, the bird was intubated, placed in dorsal recumbency, and prepared for endoscopy.
Results showed that a 10 mg/kg dose of diazepam resulted in deep sedation, defined by dorsal recumbency, which was achieved in minutes and lasted for several hours.
A complete ophthalmic examination was performed, and IOP was assessed in 2 positions, upright and dorsal recumbency, in 237 birds belonging to the families Accipitridae, Falconidae, Strigidae, and Tytonidae.
The kiwi was positioned in dorsal recumbency in a foam cradle with its legs extended and in left lateral recumbency with legs extended caudally, left in front of right (Figs 1 and 2).
5-mm endotracheal tube and placed in dorsal recumbency on a heated table.
Birds were placed in dorsal recumbency, and the calamus of primary feathers 6 and 10 on each wing were cut at the level of the skin.