dorsalis

[ dawr-sal-is, -sey-lis ]
/ dɔrˈsæl ɪs, -ˈseɪ lɪs /
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adjective

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.

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Origin of dorsalis

From New Latin; see origin at dorsal1
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