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headwards

headward

/ (ˈhɛdwədz) /
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adverb
backwards beyond the original sourcea river erodes headwards
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How to use headwards in a sentence

  • In the scorpion they lie in the abdominal region, so that their ducts pass headwards to the operculum.

    The Origin of Vertebrates|Walter Holbrook Gaskell
  • This groove ends at the first branchial opening, but the ventral and dorsal somatic muscles continue further headwards.

    The Origin of Vertebrates|Walter Holbrook Gaskell
  • The first group consists of three pairs situated headwards of the level of exit of the trigeminal nerves.

    The Origin of Vertebrates|Walter Holbrook Gaskell
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