Toward or in the direction of the back. [L. dorsum, back, + ad, to]

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dor·sad 'dȯ(ə)r-.sad adv toward the back: DORSALLY

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dor·sad (dorґsad) toward the back or dorsal aspect.

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  • Dorsad — Dor sad, adv. [Dorsum +L. ad towards.] (Anat.) Toward the dorsum or back; on the dorsal side; dorsally. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dorsad — [dôr′sad΄] adv. [< L dorsum, the back + AD2] moving from the front of the body toward the back or posterior part …   English World dictionary

  • dorsad — adverb Date: circa 1803 toward the back ; dorsally …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dorsad — above; toward the back; dorsal to …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • dorsad — adv. [L. dorsum, back; ad, to] Toward the back or top …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • dorsad — /dawr sad/, adv. Anat., Zool. toward the back or dorsum; dorsally. [1795 1805; < L dors(um) back + AD3] * * * …   Universalium

  • dorsad — Toward dorsal surface [Butler, T.H.] …   Crustacea glossary

  • dorsad — adv. toward the back …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dorsad — dor·sad …   English syllables

  • dorsad — ˈdȯrˌsad adverb Etymology: dors + ad : toward the back : dorsally used chiefly of anatomic relations …   Useful english dictionary

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