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Definition 1: the back of the body of a vertebrate or any analogous surface (as the upper or outer surface of an organ or appendage or part) - [noun denoting body]

Samples where dorsum or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the dorsum of the foot

(dorsum is a kind of ...) any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity

Definition 2: the posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine - [noun denoting body]

Samples where dorsum or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his back was nicely tanned

Synonyms for dorsum in the sense of this definition

(dorsum is a kind of ...) any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity

(dorsum is a part of ...) posterior part of the back of a domestic fowl

(dorsum is a part of ...) the slender part of the back

(dorsum is a part of ...) a broad flat muscle on either side of the back

(dorsum is a part of ...) one of 12 vertebrae in the human vertebral column; thoracic vertebrae extend from the seventh cervical vertebra down to the first lumbar vertebra

(dorsum is a part of ...) one of 5 vertebrae in the human vertebral column; lumbar vertebrae extend from the twelfth thoracic vertebra down to the sacral vertebrae

(... is part of dorsum) the body excluding the head and neck and limbs

"they moved their arms and legs and bodies"

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