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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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Dorsal recumbency with elevated pelvis (300) was tried but as it led to viscera accumulating under gravity towards cranial part of abdomen it obscuring vision and congesting area of ovaries making it difficult to localize and identify.
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 dogs were restrained in lateral and dorsal recumbency respectively.
Ramakrishna (1993) studied traumatic pericarditis in cattle by right and left lateral radiographs of the cardiac and reticular areas with animals in lateral or dorsal recumbency.
The birds were caught with a handheld net and were restrained manually on their back in dorsal recumbency over a padded table during the blood-sampling process.
The patient was placed on dorsal recumbency supported with sand bags laterally the surgical site was draped in a rectangular fashion.
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).
The calf was secured in dorsal recumbency and the affected area was prepared for aseptic surgery.
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.