dorsispinal

[ dawr-suh-spahyn-l ]
/ ˌdɔr səˈspaɪn l /

adjective Anatomy.

of or relating to the back and the spine.

Nearby words

  1. dorsi-,
  2. dorsiferous,
  3. dorsiflexion,
  4. dorsiflexor,
  5. dorsigrade,
  6. dorsiventral,
  7. dorso-,
  8. dorsocephalad,
  9. dorsolateral,
  10. dorsolateral fasciculus

Origin of dorsispinal

First recorded in 1835–45; dorsi- + spinal

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Medicine definitions for dorsispinal

dorsispinal

[ dôr′sĭ-spīnəl ]

adj.

Relating to or characteristic of the spinal column, especially to its dorsal aspect.

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