Definition of dorsolateral in English:

dorsolateral

Syllabification: dor·so·lat·er·al
Pronunciation: /ˌdôrsōˈlatərəl
 
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adjective

Anatomy & Biology
  • Of, relating to, or involving the dorsal and lateral surfaces.
    More example sentences
    • The lateral and medial lemnisci are gathered together in a large bundle that passes around the dorsolateral surface of the superior cerebellar peduncle to reach the midbrain tegmentum.
    • The pulvinar of the thalamus is seen dorsolateral to the midbrain.
    • Common are paired dorsal scars immediately in front of the last suture on the dorsal or dorsolateral side of the body.

Derivatives

dorsolaterally

adverb
More example sentences
  • Ascending from the medulla and curving dorsolaterally into the tegmentum of the midbrain is the medial lemniscus, on its way to the thalamus.
  • At about midlength of the dorsal ridge of the pubis, a small pubic tubercle is directed dorsolaterally.
  • First, the limb girdles are elaborated ventrally but reduced dorsolaterally.

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