middorsal

middorsal

(ˈmɪdˌdɔːsəl)
adj
(Zoology) located in the middle of the dorsum or back
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abyssicola in lacking nuchal and middorsal thorns, which are both present and relatively strong in B.
When anesthesia was established, approximately 1 [cm.sup.2] of middorsal skin was shaved, washed with ethanol, and then coated with povidone-iodine solution.
Bipolar surface electrodes (interelectrode center-to-center distance of 2 cm) were placed on the midmuscle belly for MG and along the middorsal line of the leg, about 2 cm below the insertion of the gastrocnemius on the Achilles tendon for SOL.
Here it was not to find the so-called "yellow globules" or "cytosomes" that Odiete (1978) described in some neurons of the middorsal lobes of the visceral ganglia of Scrobicularia plana; such globules were then characterized by displaying an electron-dense cortex and electron-lucent centrum.
The advisceral flow starts on the anterior side of the heart; moves toward the endostyle before arriving at the pharynx and the middorsal vessel, which supplies hemolymph to the digestive tract; and lastly passes to the dorsal end of the heart (Mukai et al., 1978).
Identifying characters of Argia apicalis in the southeast: (A) humeral stripe wide extending at least three-quarters of the pterothorax length; (B) middorsal line slightly wider than in northwestern A.
The highly diagnostic yellow-tan vertebral (= middorsal) stripe typically had a 1-2 mm bifurcation on the parietal scales from which it was relatively straight and narrow on the neck and then irregularly margined (= wavy) to the base of the tail (Fig.
Lysmata grabhami presents a continuous middorsal white stripe from the tip of the rostrum to the end of the telson and the outer border of the uropodal exopods is also white (Figure 1).
3 Expansion at the midanterior points 22, 1 and 2 and midposterior LM points 11, 12 and 13 minimally stretching the middorsal carapace; compression at the right and left anterolateral and midlateral regions corresponding to LM points 4-10 and its opposite points.
From a ventral-to-dorsal direction, the pattern of seven stripes is composed of a pair of lateral stripes, a pair of dorsolateral stripes, a pair of paravertebral stripes, and a single middorsal, vertebral stripe (Fig.
In the 8th day, head and thorax as well as two stripes on the abdominal dorsum from A1 to A4 turn orange red (Figure 3(g)); wings and the four rear segments as well as a middorsal stripe on the thorax and abdomen between the red stripes are dark gray.