Dorsum Definition

dôrsəm
dorsa
noun
dorsa
The back (of an animal)
Webster's New World
The upper, outer surface of an organ, appendage, or part.
The dorsum of the foot.
American Heritage Medicine
Any part corresponding to or like the back.
The dorsum of the hand.
Webster's New World

(geology) A ridge on a hill, or on the surface of a planet or moon.

Wiktionary

The back of the tongue, used for articulating dorsal consonants.

Wiktionary
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Origin of Dorsum

  • Latin back

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin

    From Wiktionary

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