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dorsal

dor·sal

dorsal

 
pronunciation:
dor sl
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of, upon, near, or related to the back, as an organ or part of an animal. (Cf. ventral.)
definition 2: in botany, of, upon, or related to the outer surface, the underside, or away from the center or axis, as of a leaf.
derivation: dorsally (adv.)