Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to the back in general; dorsal; notæal: the opposite of sternal or ventral. Specifically
  • In entomology, of or pertaining to a notum, tergum, or tergite.
  • In echinoderms, dorsal in the sense of aboral; coronal: the opposite of ventral or oral: as, the tergal plates of a starfish.
  • In trilobites, of or pertaining to the axis or tergum. See cut under Trilobita.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Anat. & Zoöl.) Of or pertaining to back, or tergum. See dorsal.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to the tergum; dorsal

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Examples

  • [4] The plates that cover the opening to the barnacle are operated by several sets of muscles: the scutal depressor muscles, the scutal abductor muscle, and the tergal depressor muscle.

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  • The scutal depressor muscles, the scutal abductor muscle, and the tergal depressor muscle are used to open and close the two plates that cover the opening to the barnacle.

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  • The scutal depressor muscles, the scutal abductor muscle, and the tergal depressor muscle are used to open and close the two plates that cover the opening to the barnacle.

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • [4] The plates that cover the opening to the barnacle are operated by several sets of muscles: the scutal depressor muscles, the scutal abductor muscle, and the tergal depressor muscle.

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • The plates that cover the opening to the barnacle are operated by several sets of muscles: the scutal depressor muscles, the scutal abductor muscle, and the tergal depressor muscle.

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • The scutal depressor muscles, the scutal abductor muscle, and the tergal depressor muscle are used to open and close the two plates that cover the opening to the barnacle.

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • The scutal depressor muscles, the scutal abductor muscle, and the tergal depressor muscle are used to open and close the two plates that cover the opening to the barnacle.

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • The scutal depressor muscles, the scutal abductor muscle, and the tergal depressor muscle are used to open and close the two plates that cover the opening to the barnacle.

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • The scutal depressor muscles, the scutal abductor muscle, and the tergal depressor muscle are used to open and close the two plates that cover the opening to the barnacle.

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • [4] The plates that cover the opening to the barnacle are operated by several sets of muscles: the scutal depressor muscles, the scutal abductor muscle, and the tergal depressor muscle.

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

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