dorsad


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dor·sad

 (dôr′săd′)
adv.
In the direction of the back; dorsally.

dorsad

(ˈdɔːsæd)
adj
(Anatomy) anatomy towards the back or dorsal aspect
[C19: from Latin dorsum back + ad to, towards]
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In almost all hexacentrines the ear openings at the base of the fore tibiae are slit-like and oriented dorsad, except for the Nubimystrigini, where the tympana are fully exposed in lateral view.
Subgenital plate broad at base, gradually narrowing to apex, distal 1/4 slightly curved dorsad, A-group setae (4-5) rigid, B-group setae (1113) small, roughly uniseriate and scattered along dorsal margin in apical 1/2-3/5, C-group setae (911) arising near base of plate, reaching apex, Dgroup setae starting basad of C-group macrosetae in 2 irregular rows (Figs.
Aedeagus very long, regularly tubular, slightly narrowing apically, strongly curved dorsad, apex bearing a long closely curved thin spine-like process to left above phallotreme; phallotreme large, near apex on ventral surface (Fig.
robustus was twice as long as high and located on the dorsad aspect of the mandible, whereas in S.
Ventral rim of pygophore with the medial U-shaped emargination relatively shallow (vre), 1 + 1 flaps slightly bending dorsad into the genital cup ([approximately equal to] Brepholoxa heidemanni Van Duzee); inferior folder of ventral rim developed in a medial bilobed projection (vrp), apparently an autapomorphy of Aleixus.
foirni the H3/V4-5 and H4/V4-5 blotches appear as pairs of smaller blotches, that of H3/V7 is absent or weak whereas H4/V7 extends dorsad into the H3 row and H34/V8 usually appear as a single dark blotch.
Posterior margins of upper head shields dark-edged; fused anterior canthal and 2nd loreal usually displaced dorsad so only two loreals border supralabials; a subcanthal usually present; 77-85 transverse rows of dorsal scales; 14-17 lamellae under 4th toe; usually a single frontonasal shield, occasionally two frontonasals or two prefrontals and a frontonasal C.
12, 25, 31) and a serrated keel at the base of a filiform embolus, curved prolaterally dorsad, running a semicircle behind tegulum, appearing retrolaterally and pointing ventrad in the male palp (Figs.
The wings were secured dorsad over the back, and the left pelvic limb was secured craniad to the neck with 2.
14a-b) has a more squarish whorl-section, whereas the specimen of his figures 13a-b has the greatest width much more dorsad than is that of UT-8292.