dorsolumbar

[ dawr-soh-luhm-ber, -bahr ]
/ ˌdɔr soʊˈlʌm bər, -bɑr /

adjective Anatomy.

of, relating to, or affecting the back in the region of the lumbar vertebrae.

Nearby words

  1. dorsiventral,
  2. dorso-,
  3. dorsocephalad,
  4. dorsolateral,
  5. dorsolateral fasciculus,
  6. dorsosacral position,
  7. dorsoventrad,
  8. dorsoventral,
  9. dorsum,
  10. dort

Origin of dorsolumbar

First recorded in 1850–55; dorso- + lumbar

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Medicine definitions for dorsolumbar

dorsolumbar

[ dôr′sō-lŭmbər, -bär′ ]

adj.

Of or relating to the lower thoracic and upper lumbar vertebral region of the back.

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