adjectiveAnatomy & Biology
Relating to or involving the dorsal and lateral surfaces.
- 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.
- 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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