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Dorsal

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from the Latin: dorsum — the back
German: Dorsal

Definition

Dorsal is an adjective with the meanings: pertaining to the back; lying on the back; a position more toward the back surface.

Example: the esophagus lies dorsal to the heart.

The opposite of dorsal is ventral.

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Specialties: Anatomy

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