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Synonyms for dorsalˈdɔr səl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dorsal(adj)

    belonging to or on or near the back or upper surface of an animal or organ or part

    Synonyms:
    abaxial

    Antonyms:
    ventral, dorsoventral

  2. abaxial, dorsal(adj)

    facing away from the axis of an organ or organism

    Synonyms:
    abaxial, dorsal

    Antonyms:
    ventral, dorsoventral

Wiktionary

  1. dorsal(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    ventral

  2. dorsal(adjective)

    With respect to, or concerning the side in which the backbone is located, or the analogous side of an invertebrate.

    Antonyms:
    ventral

  3. dorsal(adjective)

    Having only one sharp side.

    Antonyms:
    ventral

  4. dorsal(adjective)

    The top surface of foot and/or hand.

    Antonyms:
    ventral

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dorsal(a.)

    Synonyms:
    on the back

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List of paraphrases:

ridge, backbone


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