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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

(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.

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]
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Head yellow pruinose or silvery grey when viewed from certain angles; ocellar setae weak almost not differentiated from ocellar triangle setulae; scutellar dorsum brown with brown pruinosity; calypters yellow with light brown pruinosity; abdomen dark brown in ground colour (or dark brown with sides reddish-brown in one specimen) with tergites 3 and 4 each with irregular band of grey pruinosity on anterior fifth and faint light brown pruinosity posteriorly in posterodorsal view; tergite 5 with yellow pruinosity, denser ventrally; syntergite 1+2, tergites 3 and 4 each with a spot of dense grey pruinosity on midventral margin in posteroventral view.
It provides a straight segments of rib cartilage which can be used to reconstruct the dorsum. It also provides enough cartilage to reconstruct the septum and if required the tip and alar rim.
Results related to the ultrasound analysis of the measures involving the ratio between the tip and blade of the tongue, the tip and dorsum of the tongue, as well as the blade and dorsum of the tongue are shown in Table 2.
Previous studies [18,19] that have used TUS images to describe coronal liquids /l/ and /r/ characterized these sounds as being the most complex as far as they involve the production of two simultaneous articulatory gestures: one relative to the tip of the tongue and another relative to the dorsum of the tongue.
The highest mean stratum thickness of 34.30 [+ or -] 1.44 was observed in the labial commissure of the group 2 experiment; this is followed by dorsum 27.20 [+ or -] 2.85 of the same group 2 experiment; the least mean stratum thickness 13.0 [+ or -] 0.17 was found in the ear pinna of group 1 experiment.
Afterwards, augmentation was performed on the entire nasal dorsum from radix to tip.
[sup][3]reported patients with PTM who presented with erythema and thickening of the forehead or localized myxedema on the nasal dorsum. Vitiligo is a pigmentary disorder strongly associated with ATD.
Podagricomela nigripes can be differentiated from the other 2 Indian species by the color of the dorsum. Dorsum is brick red to yellow brown in P.
Caption: Figure 1: Marked swelling with discoloration of the dorsum of the left hand following cat bite.
Detailed features of the dorsum sellae and the posterior clinoid processes were noted and classified into five types as specified in the results.
(12) Using this opportunity, FMR independently incorporated additional MF test sites for the ulnar (dorsal aspect of the hand), median (dorsum of the distal phalanx of the index finger) and posterior tibial (heel), to determine whether this resulted in enhancement of TPSI detection rates.
Also, compression bandage was applied and ear was immobilized against dorsum of head and neck.