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dorsum

 [dor´sum] (pl. dor´sa) (L.)
1. the back; the posterior surface of the human body in the anatomical position.
2. the aspect of an anatomical structure or part corresponding in position to the back.

dor·sum

, gen.

dor·si

, pl.

dor·sa

(dōr'sŭm, -sī, -să), [TA]
1. The back of the body.
2. The upper or posterior surface, or the back, of any part, especially in the quadrupedal position.
Synonym(s): tergum
[L. back]

dorsum

/dor·sum/ (dor´sum) pl. dor´sa   [L.]
1. the back.
2. the aspect of an anatomical structure or part corresponding in position to the back; posterior in the human.

dorsum

(dôr′səm)
n. pl. dor·sa (-sə) Anatomy
1. The back.
2. The upper, outer surface of an organ, appendage, or part: the dorsum of the foot.

dorsum

[dôr′səm]
Etymology: L, dorsum, back
the back of the body or the posterior or upper surface of a body part.

dor·sum

, pl. dorsa (dōr'sŭm, -să) [TA]
1. The back of the body.
2. The upper or posterior surface, or the back, of any part.
[L. back]

dorsum

  1. the upper surface of a structure.
  2. the back of a vertebrate animal.
  3. the TERGUM of an insect.

dor·sum

, pl. dorsa (dōr'sŭm, -să) [TA]
1. Back of body.
2. Upper or posterior surface, or back, of any part, especially in the quadrupedal position.
[L. back]

dorsum

pl. dorsa [L.]
1. the back; the superior surface of a body or body part, as of the paw or foot.
2. the aspect of an anatomical structure or part corresponding in position to the back; posterior in the human.