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- adv. Towards the dorsal side
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. On, or toward, the dorsum, or back; on the dorsal side of; dorsad.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a dorsal situation; on the back; by the back.
- In a dorsal direction; toward the back; dorsad.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a dorsal location or direction
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Strongly compressed laterally and projecting dorsally from the skull roof to a height similar to that of the cranium itself, it must have had an important function, but we aren’t too sure what that was.
The adult plumage of penguins is blue-black or gray dorsally (back) and white ventrally (front).
Their bodies are completely enclosed in a calcified, bivalved carapace which is hinged dorsally.
Insects have a ventral nerve cord and a dorsally located heart which pumps blood through an open circulation system.
The brood chamber is located dorsally in the carapace and is used to hold the eggs until they hatch.
They have a ventral nerve cord and a dorsally located heart which pumps blood through an open circulation system.
These include dorsally migrated scapulae, a broad thorax, laterally directed humeral glenoids, an increased number of sacral vertebrae, a reduced/absent tail and less fasciculated back musculature.
It has sparse or absent body hair, a nearly hairless tail tuft, and long, relatively thick upper canines that emerge vertically, converge slightly and curl dorsally in a circle.
Also in contrast to those of suids, both canines in peccaries are vertically implanted: in suids the upper canine exits the maxilla anterolaterally, and then curves dorsally.
They're about where you'd expect them to be, but they're nestled up dorsally against the ribs and vertebrae, and they're surprisingly small.
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