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Dictionary definition for: Dorsal

1. (a) belonging to or on or near the back or upper surface of an animal or organ or part; "the dorsal fin is the vertical fin on the back of a fish and certain marine mammals"

2. (a) facing away from the axis of an organ or organism; "the abaxial surface of a leaf is the underside or side facing away from the stem"

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