- of, relating to, or affecting the back and the side.
Origin of dorsolateral
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Eyes of moderate size, dorsolateral in position and directed upwards.
The dorsolateral stripe is separated from the copper-colored middorsum by a narrow brown stripe.
The dorsolateral band is bordered below by a narrow cream-colored stripe.
In life juveniles have a pale olive-tan dorsum and a dorsolateral dark band, superimposed on which is a row of darker brown spots.
The markings on the dorsolateral area vary in color, in shade and in extent.
- Of or involving both the back and the side.
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