dorsad

[ dawr-sad ]
/ ˈdɔr sæd /
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adverb Anatomy, Zoology.

toward the back or dorsum; dorsally.

Nearby words

  1. dorpat,
  2. dorper,
  3. dorr,
  4. dorr's rebellion,
  5. dors-,
  6. dorsal,
  7. dorsal artery of clitoris,
  8. dorsal artery of foot,
  9. dorsal artery of nose,
  10. dorsal artery of penis

Origin of dorsad

1795–1805; < Latin dors(um) back + -ad3

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British Dictionary definitions for dorsad

dorsad

/ (ˈdɔːsæd) /

adjective

anatomy towards the back or dorsal aspect

Word Origin for dorsad

C19: from Latin dorsum back + ad to, towards

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Medicine definitions for dorsad

dorsad

[ dôrsăd′ ]

adv.

In the direction of the back; dorsally.

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