[ 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
Words nearby dorsad
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Example sentences from the Web for dorsad
The collar with a dark area ventrad and also dorsad of the fascicle.
British Dictionary definitions for dorsad
/ (ˈdɔːsæd) /
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
[ dôr′săd′ ]
In the direction of the back; dorsally.
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