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    dorsal

    dorsal - Dictionary definition and meaning for word dorsal

    Definition
    (adj) belonging to or on or near the back or upper surface of an animal or organ or part
    Example Sentence
    • the dorsal fin is the vertical fin on the back of a fish and certain marine mammals
    Definition
    (adj) facing away from the axis of an organ or organism
    Synonyms : abaxial
    Example Sentence
    • the abaxial surface of a leaf is the underside or side facing away from the stem
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for dorsal

Dorsal-Door +Seal. So if the DOOR is SeAled you go from "BACK SIDE".

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back of a shark. Imagine frm boat we threw a DOR and caught d shark 2 SAL(sell) for money. DORSAL-Back of a shark, d projection abv water.

Opposite of "VENTRAL" - Front of a primate

Like endorse=TO back.

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