[dawr-sal-is, -sey-lis]Anatomy


noun, plural dor·sal·es [dawr-sal-eez, -sey-leez] /dɔrˈsæl iz, -ˈseɪ liz/.

a blood vessel or nerve serving the back of the part with which it is associated.

Origin of dorsalis

From New Latin; see origin at dorsal1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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