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dorsum

(dor -sŭm) (plural: dorsa) a ridge. The word is used in the approved name of such a surface feature on a planet or satellite.
Collins Dictionary of Astronomy © Market House Books Ltd, 2006

dorsum

[′dȯr·səm]
(anatomy)
The entire dorsal surface of the animal body.
The upper part of the tongue, opposite the velum.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Head covered with yellow pruinosity, except upper two-thirds of facial ridge yellowish-grey pruinose; ocellar seta short but well differentiated from ocellar triangle setulae; scutellar dorsum moderate grey to light brownish-grey pruinosity when viewed from certain angles; calypters yellow with faint yellow pruinosity; abdomen in posterodorsal view reddish-brown except most of syntergite 1+2 and middle of tergites 3 and 4 dark brown.
The dorsal transplant, - covering the entire length of the nasal dorsum - reached from the nasal root till the cartilage used as a collumelar strut.
Rinoplasti ameliyatinin baslica erken komplikasyonlari nazal dorsum ve periorbital bolgede gorulen odem ve ekimozdur (2, 6).
Differently, the ultrasound pattern of the liquids /l/ and /r/ is characterized by the presence of double tongue gestures: one related to the tip of the tongue and the other to the dorsum of the tongue, making more complex sounds from an articulatory point of view.
"Though rhinoplasty procedures for nasal cosmesis involving both the nasal dorsum and tip were perceived to make a person more attractive and healthier, these results suggest that manipulation of the dorsum is more strongly associated with perception of the nose," the authors write.
Of the six body regions, the thickest epidermis was found in the dorsum of foot (267.4 [+ or -] 120.6 [micro]m), while the thinnest in the breast (76.9 [+ or -] 26.2 [micro]m).
Fifteen (15) mice were used for this study; 5 mice serving as control group were inoculated with 0.2 mL sterile PBS intradermally at the dorsum, ear pinna, and labial commissure.
Moreover, serious post-operative deformities including pollybeak deformity characterized by a deep radix and prominent cartilaginous dorsum, asymmetries, deviations, overresection and irregularities of the nasal dorsum, alar collapse, slit-like nostrils, wide nasal tip or bridge, pinched tip, and overshortened nose have been reported.
To the Editor: Pretibial myxedema (PTM), a localized thyroid-associated dermopathy, is characterized by local thickening and remodeling of the skin − it is often associated with a group of autoimmune thyroid diseases (ATDs).[sup][1] PTM is most frequently located across the lower legs, especially the pretibial areas or the dorsum of the foot.
Lesions on the nasal dorsum are unlikely to be deep, whereas nasal tip lesions are unlikely to be superficial.
nigripes having an entirely red-brown or yellow-brown dorsum. Occurrence of the genus Podagricomela in India was not known, and P.