dorsolateral

[ dawr-soh-lat-er-uhl ]
/ ˌdɔr soʊˈlæt ər əl /

adjective Anatomy, Zoology.

of, relating to, or affecting the back and the side.

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Origin of dorsolateral

First recorded in 1825–35; dorso- + lateral
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Medical definitions for dorsolateral

dorsolateral
[ dôr′sō-lătər-əl ]

adj.

Of or involving both the back and the side.
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