dorsal


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dorsal

1. Anatomy Zoology relating to the back or spinal part of the body
2. Botany of, relating to, or situated on the side of an organ that is directed away from the axis

dorsal

[′dȯr·səl]
(anatomy)
Located near or on the back of an animal or one of its parts.

canopy

1. A decorative hood above a niche, pulpit, choir stall, or the like.
2. A covered area which extends from the wall of a building, protecting an entrance or loading dock.
3. The collective term for the upper blanket of foliage on trees.

dorsal

dorsal
Pertaining to the rear and upper surface of an object (e.g., dorsal fin, dorsal tank).
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Body covered in rough ctenoid scales; head entirely scaled, scales above dorsal opercular opening origin unorganized and very small, scales organized into loose rows on preopercle and opercle, scales on snout, premaxilla, maxilla and lower jaw minute and unorganized.
In addition, the specimen does not have the striped and spotted dorsal pattern that characterized the hybrid of these species reported by Neaves (1971).
Dorsal fin white to yellowish white on the basal half, with 4-5 dark red brown broad bars on basal and posterior portion of fin; distal portion dusky grey.
Key to the Afrotropical Trigonuropoda species 1 Caudal area of dorsal shield elevated from the neighbouring parts, dorsal shield fused on anterior region with marginal shield, setae h1 narrow 2 -- Caudal area of dorsal shield not elevated from the neighbouring parts, dorsal shield completely separated from marginal shield, setae h1 apically wide and Y-shaped T.
Modifications to the original technique seek to improve stabilization of the dorsal septum, thereby decreasing the potential for aesthetic complications (e.
The dorsal mesentery extends from the distal end of the oesophagus to the cloaca distally.
When a drug was used to stimulate the dorsal neostriatum, the brain region releasing the chemical, they more than doubled the number of M&Ms they ate.
On examination he was found to have tense swelling over the proximal dorsal aspect of his forearm, with severe pain on passive flexion of his wrist and fingers.
The artery of the bulb(the penile artery)the profund artery of the penis and the dorsal artery of the penis[5,12].