adj 1 a : being or located near, on, or toward the upper surface of an animal (as a quadruped) opposite the lower or ventral surface b : being or located near, on, or toward the back or posterior part of the human body 2 chiefly Brit : THORACIC dor*sal*ly adv
, n : a dorsally located part : esp : a thoracic vertebra .
Similar sounding terms: hy·dro·cele hy·dro·sol tarsal tri·azole
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