dorsal

Drosophila polarity gene; homologue of the rel > rel proto-oncogene. See tube > tube, pelle and toll > toll.

dorsal

(dor´sәl) directed toward or situated on the back surface, as opposed to ventral. See also posterior.
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dorsal

(dor;sal) Pertaining to the back or posterior portion of a body part; the opposite of ventral; also called posterior.
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dorsal

(L. dorsalis; from dorsum back) 1. pertaining to the back or to any dorsum. 2. denoting a position more toward the back surface than some other object of reference; same as posterior in human anatomy; superior in the anatomy of quadrupeds.
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dorsal

[adj] - belonging to or on or near the back or upper surface of an animal or organ or part
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Dorsal

• (a.) Pertaining to the surface naturally inferior, as of a leaf. • (a.) Pertaining to, or situated near, the back, or dorsum, of an animal or of one of its parts; notal; tergal; neural; as, the dorsal fin of a fish; the dorsal artery of the tongue; -- opposed to ventral. • (a.) Pertaining to the surface naturally superior, as of a ...
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dorsal

adjective belonging to or on or near the back or upper surface of an animal or organ or part; `the dorsal fin is the vertical fin on the back of a fish and certain marine mammals`
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Dorsal

Dor'sal adjective [ French dorsal , Late Latin dorsalis , from Latin dorsualis , from dorsum back; confer Greek ..., ..., mountain ridge. Confer Dorse , Dorsel , Dosel .] 1. (Anat.) Pertaining to, or situated near, the back, or dorsum, ...
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Dorsal

Dor'sal noun [ Late Latin dorsale , neut. from dorsalis . See Dorsal , adjective ] (Fine Arts) A hanging, usually of rich stuff, at the back of a throne, or of an altar, or in any similar position.
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dorsal

1. Pertaining to the back or to any dorsum. ... 2. Denoting a position more toward the back surface than some other object of reference, same as posterior in human anatomy, superior in the anatomy of quadrupeds. ... Origin: L. Dorsalis, from dorsum = back ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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Dorsal

A term used to denote the longitudinal member which runs from bow to stern along the top centre line of the hull of a flying-boat. Applied to a gun turret means that on top of the fuselage. Derived from the back fin of fish.
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dorsal

adjective, Latin dorsum = back.
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Dorsal

along the back or upper side of the caterpillar.
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Dorsal

anatomical term referring to structures toward the back of the body or top of the brain
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Dorsal

Applies to the back of an animal or anything on the back of an animal; a dorsal fin is the back fin.
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dorsal

Back or upper surface.
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Dorsal

Back; relating to the back or outer surface of a part or organ.
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Dorsal

Concerning the top: e.g. 'dorsal view' is a view from the top.
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dorsal

DORSAL – indicates the back of the hand, foot, or trunk, or of an organ. VOLAR – used to describe the palm of the hand and the sole of the foot. Relating to or situated at or close to the back of the body or to the posterior part of an organ. See also surface anatomy.
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Dorsal

Dorsal means of, pertaining to, or near an animal's back or upper surface of the body.
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Dorsal

Dorsal: Relating to the back or postterior of a structure. As opposed to the ventral, or front, of the structure. Some of the dorsal surfaces of the body are the back, buttocks, calves, and the knuckle side of the hand. For a more complete listing of terms used in medicine for spatial orientation, please see the entry to 'Anatomic Orientation Terms...
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dorsal

In vertebrates, the surface of the animal closest to the backbone. For most vertebrates this is the upper surface, or the surface furthest from the ground. This latter criterion also allows a dorsal side to be defined in certain invertebrates, for example insects. For bipedal primates such as humans, where the dorsal surface faces backwards, then t...
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Dorsal

means towards or relating to the back or spine. Opposite of Ventral. Also see Posterior.
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Dorsal

of or belonging to the upper surface.
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Dorsal

of or lying near the back (Morris 1992).
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