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

adjective Anatomy, Zoology.

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

Origin of dorsolateral

First recorded in 1825–35; dorso- + lateral Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Medicine definitions for dorsolateral


[ dôr′sō-lătər-əl ]


Of or involving both the back and the side.
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