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directed toward or situated on the back surface, as opposed to ventral. See also posterior.
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1. human anatomy denoting the back surface of the body. Often used to indicate the position of one structure relative to another, that is, nearer the back of the body. Synonym(s): dorsalis [TA], dorsal (2) , posticus
2. After, in relation to time or space.
3. veterinary anatomy limited to structures of the eye and ear. The word is otherwise ambiguous with respect to the anatomy of quadrupeds; caudal is preferred.
[L. comparative of posterus, following]
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Effects of aqueous extract of neem seed kernel and azadirachtin on the fecundity, fertility and post- embryonic development of the melonfly, Bactrocera cucurbitae and the oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae), Journal of Applied Entomology, Malden, v.127, n.9, p.540-547, 2003.
Repair of a true dorsalis pedis artery saccular aneurysm.
Invasive phytophagous pests arising through a recent tropical evolutionary radiation: The Bactrocera dorsalis complex of fruit flies.
of patients Percentage (%) beedis smoked <10 yrs 6 20% 10-20 yrs 12 40% 20-30 yrs 11 37% >30 yrs 1 3% Table 6: Peripheral arterial Pulses Arterial Pulsation Absent Weak Normal Dorsalis Pedis Artery 30 Anterior Tibial Artery 30 Posterior Tibial Artery 28 2 Popliteal Artery 20 8 2 Femoral Artery 3 27 Table 7: Extent of the disease No.
The impact of non-selective grazing by the giant blue damselfish, Microspathodon dorsalis, on algal communities in the Gulf of California, Mexico.
The range of the cliff chipmunk (Neotamias dorsalis Herron 2004) in Idaho was formerly believed to encompass only the Raft River Valley and Goose Creek Basin (Merriam 1897, Hall 1981, Piaggio and Spicer 2000, Piaggio and Spicer 2001, Herron et al.
The southern painted turtle, Chrysemys dorsalis (Agassiz 1857) is a medium-sized emydid turtle that ranges from western Tennessee south through Alabama and Mississippi and westward to eastern Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas (Ernst 1971; Iverson 1992; Conant & Collins 1998; Dixon 2002; Trauth et al.
After anaesthesia was induced, an elastic stocking applied to the right leg was rolled up once to the level of the calf for arterial catheterisation of the right dorsalis pedis artery and then returned to the level of the ankle.
ABSTRACT: Reproductive Biology of Delomys dorsalis (HENSEL, 1872) -Rodentia, Sigmodontinae- in an area of mixed forest with conifers, at Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil.
Pedal pulses measured by palpation showed a tendency for the pedis dorsalis to be preserved in the absence of a posterior tibial pulse (see Table 6).
Results: Doppler sound was eliminated at the radial artery in all subjects with OHT application, but was not stopped at the popliteal dorsalis pedis arteries of any subjects.