dorsad

[ dawr-sad ]
/ ˈdɔr sæd /

adverb Anatomy, Zoology.

toward the back or dorsum; dorsally.

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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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Medical definitions for dorsad

dorsad
[ dôrsăd′ ]

adv.

In the direction of the back; dorsally.
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