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dor·sal

(dōr'săl),
1. Pertaining to the back or any dorsum. Synonym(s): tergal
2. Synonym(s): posterior (1)
3. In veterinary anatomy, pertaining to the back or upper surface of an animal. Often used to indicate the position of one structure relative to another; that is, nearer the back surface of the body.
4. Old term meaning thoracic, in a limited sense; for example, dorsal vertebrae.
[Mediev. L. dorsalis, fr. dorsum, back]

tergal

(tĕr′găl) [L. tergum, back]
Concerning the back or dorsal surface.
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Morphology of the sternal and tergal glands producing the sexual pheromones and the aphrodisiacs among the cockroaches of the subfamily Oxyhaloinae.
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Cada segmento esta marcado por profundas constricciones intersegmentales que separan a lobulos membranosos tergales, pleurales y esternales; entre ellos esta un gran lobulo tergal protoracico cubierto por una placa esclerosada, ovalada y de posicion transversal, cuyos bordes se adelgazan para integrarse a la cuticula membranosa del torax (Fig.
9); tergal lateral setae sharp; tergite IX with S1, S2 and S3 acute; anal setae approximately same length of tube.
According to Emeljanov (1980, 2001), sensory pits are strictly of tergal origin and their presence on the sternites is a result of metatopy, i.
Abdomen: oval in outline; connexiva strongly flaring, much exposed beyond margin of corium; posterior margins of tergal segments III and IV strongly convex, arcuate
Segments 1 to 7 strongly sclerotized dorsally with antero-and posterotransverse carinae, membranous laterally, and ventrally, and bearing long, widely dispersed hair-like sensilla, primarily along tergal margins; segment 7, 0.
Four tenders for the supply of woolen fabrics of different width, gabardine colored fabrics (summer & winter), mixed fabrics (wool/ artificial fibers), tergal, drill, Dacron, crepe & fixture fabrics in 43 items.
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Pereon with pereomeres all of about same length, broadest across second pereomere and tapering smoothly behind that; all pereomeres deeply separated laterally; pereomeres 1-4 bearing tergal plates on both sides.