Type your word below and click

Results for dorsal

Definitions of dorsal:

part of speech: adjective

Relating to the back.

Usage examples for dorsal:

  • The dorsal color varies from dull green to various shades of brown. "A Review of the Frogs of the Hyla bistincta Group", William E. Duellman
  • The dorsal streaks and spots were absent, but then he says the animal had been in confinement, and, as I have said before, this tends to make the dark parts disappear. "Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon", Robert A. Sterndale

Word of the day


The central portion of the pharynx, extending from the level of the palate to the vestibule of the larynx. ...