dorsal
Acronym:
The term dorsal refers to the relative location of structures in the body.
     Dorsal structures in the brain lie toward the top; ‘superior’ is a synonym.
     Dorsal structures in the spinal cord lie toward the back; ‘posterior’ is a synonym in the standing human.
     See also ventral, caudal, rostral, lateral and medial.
     

Also known as: superior


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