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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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dorsalis in the southern Mississippi drainage region and Chrysemys picta from the rest of the range of the genus, including records of the latter from Culberson and El Paso counties in far west Texas (Strecker 1915; Carr 1952; Raun & Gehlbach 1972; Thomas 1976; Dixon 2000).
The following predictor variables were collected for all subjects: (1) vascular status via dorsalis pedis pulse palpation, (2) history of amputation, (3) body mass index (BMI) (kilograms/square meter), (4) age, (5) race/ethnicity (Caucasian, African American, Hispanic, and Asian), (6) duration of diabetes, (7) glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c) level, (8) sensation via 10 g monofilament testing, (9) ambulatory status, and (10) albumin level.
Faced with an intractable, progressive disease, Daudet looks for ways of making sense of what is going on with and in his own body, and there is a constant process of correlation between external descriptions of taibes dorsalis and his own comprehension of the condition.
The first psychiatry textbook published in the United States said that masturbation "produces seminal weakness, impotence, dysury, tabes dorsalis, pulmonary consumption, dyspepsia, dimness of sight, vertigo, epilepsy, hypochondriasis, loss of memory, manalgia, fatuity and death.
Those species increasing 50% or more are: Cyprinella spiloptera, Cyprinus carpio, Notropis atherinoides, Pimephales promelas and Rhinichthys cataractae; those decreasing are: Nocomis micropogon, Notropis dorsalis, Notropis hererolepis and Phoxinus neogeaus.
Dipsosaurus dorsalis, Gambelia copei, Sceloporus zosteromus, Urosaurus nigricaudus, Uta stansburiana, Phyllodactylus xanti, Cnemidophorus hyperythrus, Cnemidophorus tigris, Chilominescus stramenius, Masticophis fuliginosus, Pituophis vertebralis, Crotalus enyo.
In the brain of male medaka, high levels of activity are localized in sections containing the preoptic (POA) and suprachiasmatic nuclei (SC) (63-75 fmol/hr) and low levels in the nuclei periventricular dorsalis (HD), ventralis (HV), and caudalis (Hc), nuclei diffusus of lobulus inferiores (NDIL), and nuclei tuberi anteriores (TA) and posteriores (TP) ([is less than] 25 fmol/hr).
Northeastern beach tiger beetles (Cicindela dorsalis dorsalis) once ranged from Cape Cod, Massachusetts, south along the eastern seaboard to the Chesapeake Bay.
Participants will be taught how to identify six pivotal points of access (anterior, posterior, peroneal, dorsalis pedal, plantar and digital arteries).