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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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At a distance of 1 cm proximal to the proximal bone insertion point, the IM pin was stabilized with 2 pliers and bent 90[degrees] dorsally to eventually be tied-in to the ESF-IM construct.
5C, D, F) and a convex, anteriorly drawn cymbium partly covering the bulb dorsally and bearing a glabrous dorsal area (Fig.
6C, D) is the only posterior median dorsal plate preserved dorsally, but it is from a very small individual, probably a juvenile.
With the limb supported dorsally to the PIL, we observed the superficial flexor tendon (SDFT) and the proximal origin of the deep digital flexor tendon (PODDFT), surrounded by the carpal sheath (CS), in the carpal tunnel (CT), both in cross-sectional and longitudinal sections, where muscle bundles could be observed.
terrea in having the integument strongly granulated and tuberculate, body greenish mottled with dark brown; median inner area of hind femur greenish, fastigium of vertex without apical furrow, cercus almost as long as the paraproct in female, ventral aedeagal valves dorsally flattened and curved outwards, lophi lobiform but wide.
Mesopleural furrow finely crenulate dorsally and coarsely crenulate ventrally (Fig.
The first component takes origin as a tenuous aponeurosis 4 on the caudal region of the os laterosphenoidale and its fibers are ventrally oriented, dorsally in the aponeurosis X.
Though buccal grafts were used initially as ventral grafts, now a day they are used dorsally by Barbagli technique.