noun, plural dor·sa [dawr-suh]. /ˈdɔr sə/. Anatomy, Zoology.
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In life the dorsum was rusty brown with irregular black and orange spots and streaks.
The belly was bluish gray with black spots laterally; the dorsum was dull brownish gray with some brownish red streaks.
In life the dorsum was dull brown; the chin was cream; the belly was yellow, and the underside of the tail was orange.
One had an olive-brown dorsum and the other, a reddish orange dorsum.
In life the dorsum was bright green; the lateral stripe was white, and the iris was yellowish brown.