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1 : The ridge of a hill.

2 : The back or dorsal region of an animal; the upper side of an appendage or part; as, the dorsum of the tongue.

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1 : Dorsum

n.

The ridge of a hill.

2 : Dorsum

n.

The back or dorsal region of an animal; the upper side of an appendage or part; as, the dorsum of the tongue.

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From Wikipedia

Dorsum (plural Dorsa) is a Latin word. In science, it may refer to:

  • Dorsum (anatomy), the upper side of an animal, or the back in humans and similarly erect organisms
  • Dorsum (astrogeology), a term used in astrogeology for a ridge on a hill, or on the surface of a planet or moon
  • Theta Capricorni, a star on the back of the Goat[1]
  • the back of the tongue, which is used for articulating dorsal consonants
  • the top of the foot or the back of the hand
  • Dorsum (moth), a genus
  • Dorsum Bucher, a wrinkle-ridge at 31°00′N 39°00′W / 31.0°N 39.0°W / 31.0; -39.0 in the border region between Oceanus Procellarum and Mare Imbrium on the Moon
  • Dorsum Buckland, a large wrinkle ridge at 20°24′N 12°48′E / 20.4°N 12.8°E / 20.4; 12.8 in Mare Serenitatis on the Moon, 380 km long. It is named after British Geologist William Buckland. The feature was named by the IAU in 1976
  • Dorsum Cayeux, a wrinkle ridge at 1°36′N 51°12′E / 1.6°N 51.2°E / 1.6; 51.2 in Mare Fecunditatis on the Moon. It is 84 km long and was named after Lucien Cayeux in 1976
  • Dorsum Cloos, a wrinkle-ridge at 1°00′N 91°00′E / 1.0°N 91.0°E / 1.0; 91.0 in Mare Smythii on the Moon. It is 100 km long and was named after Hans Cloos in 1976
  • Dorsum Cushman, a wrinkle ridge at 1°00′N 49°00′E / 1.0°N 49.0°E / 1.0; 49.0 in Mare Fecunditatis on the Moon. It is 80 km long and was named after Joseph Augustine Cushman in 1976
  • Dorsum Gast, a wrinkle ridge at 24°00′N 9°00′E / 24.0°N 9.0°E / 24.0; 9.0 in Mare Serenitatis on the Moon. It is 60 km long and was named after Paul Werner Gast in 1973
  • Dorsum Grabau, a wrinkle ridge at 29°24′N 15°54′W / 29.4°N 15.9°W / 29.4; -15.9 north of Timocharis crater in Mare Imbrium on the Moon. It is 121 km long and was named after American paleontologist Amadeus William Grabau in 1976
  • Dorsum Guettard, a wrinkle-ridge at 10°00′S 18°00′W / 10.0°S 18.0°W / -10.0; -18.0 in Mare Cognitum on the Moon. It is 40 km long and was named after Jean-Etienne Guettard in 1976
  • Dorsum Heim, a wrinkle ridge at 32°00′N 29°48′W / 32.0°N 29.8°W / 32.0; -29.8 in Mare Imbrium on the Moon. It is 148 km long and was named after Albert Heim in 1976
  • Dorsum Higazy, a wrinkle ridge at 28°00′N 17°00′W / 28.0°N 17.0°W / 28.0; -17.0 in Mare Imbrium on the Moon. It is 60 km long and was named after Riad Higazy in 1976
  • Dorsum Nicol, a wrinkle ridge on the Moon at 18°00′N 23°00′E / 18.0°N 23.0°E / 18.0; 23.0 in Mare Serenitatis near the border of Mare Tranquilitatis. It is 50 km long and was named after William Nicol in 1976
  • Dorsum Owen, a wrinkle ridge at 25°00′N 11°00′E / 25.0°N 11.0°E / 25.0; 11.0 in Mare Serenitatis on the Moon. It is 50 km long and was named after George Owen of Henllys in 1976
  • Dorsum Termier, a wrinkle ridge at 11°00′N 58°00′E / 11.0°N 58.0°E / 11.0; 58.0 in Mare Crisium on the Moon. It is 90 km long and was named after Pierre-Marie Termier in 1976
  • Dorsum Thera, a wrinkle ridge at 24°24′N 31°24′W / 24.4°N 31.4°W / 24.4; -31.4 in Mare Imbrium on the Moon. It is 7 km long. It was named in 1976 but was not named after a specific person, "Thera" being a common Greek feminine name
  • Dorsum Von Cotta, a wrinkle ridge at 23°12′N 11°54′E / 23.2°N 11.9°E / 23.2; 11.9 in Mare Serenitatis on the Moon. It is 199 km long and was named after Carl Bernard von Cotta in 1976
  • Dorsum atlas, a moth of the Micronoctuidae family. It is found in India (it was described from the Khasia Hills in Assam)
  • Dorsum bengali, a moth of the Micronoctuidae family. It is found in India (it was described from Calcutta in western Bengal)
  • Dorsum brunescens, a moth of the Micronoctuidae family. It is found in western Thailand
  • Dorsum kwaii, a moth of the Micronoctuidae family. It is found in northern, central western and central Thailand and southern Laos
  • Dorsum teraii, a moth of the Micronoctuidae family. It is found in southern Nepal (it was described from Tarai)
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From Wiktionary

Contents

  • 1 English
    • 1.1 Etymology
    • 1.2 Noun
      • 1.2.1 Synonyms
      • 1.2.2 Related terms
      • 1.2.3 Translations
    • 1.3 References
    • 1.4 Anagrams
  • 2 Latin
    • 2.1 Etymology
    • 2.2 Pronunciation
    • 2.3 Noun
      • 2.3.1 Inflection
      • 2.3.2 Antonyms
      • 2.3.3 Derived terms
      • 2.3.4 Descendants
    • 2.4 References

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Latin

Noun[edit]

dorsum (plural dorsa)

  1. (anatomy) The back or dorsal region on an animal.
  2. (geology) A ridge on a hill, or on the surface of a planet or moon.
  3. (astronomy) Theta Capricorni, a star on the back of the Goat
  4. The back of the tongue, used for articulating dorsal consonants.
  5. The top of the foot or the back of the hand.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (back of an animal): back

Related terms[edit]

  • dorsal

Translations[edit]

References[edit]

  • dorsum in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913

Anagrams[edit]

  • dromus, dumsor

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic, with no known cognates in any other Indo-European languages. Has been linked to deorsum, but their contemporaneous use suggests that one was not a phonetic development of the other.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈdor.sum/, [ˈdɔr.sũ]

Noun[edit]

dorsum n (genitive dorsī); second declension

  1. (anatomy) back, part of the body between the neck and buttocks
  2. (figuratively) ridge, summit

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

CaseSingularPlural
nominativedorsumdorsa
genitivedorsīdorsōrum
dativedorsōdorsīs
accusativedorsumdorsa
ablativedorsōdorsīs
vocativedorsumdorsa

Antonyms[edit]

  • venter

Derived terms[edit]

  • dorsālis
  • dorsualia

Descendants[edit]

  • Catalan: dors
    • Archaic Catalan: dos
  • Dalmatian: duas
  • Esperanto: dorso
  • French: dos
  • Italian: dorso
  • Old Portuguese: dosso
  • Portuguese: dorso
  • Romanian: dos
  • Romansch: dies
  • Spanish: dorso, Dueso

References[edit]

  • dorsum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • dorsum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “dorsum”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • “dorsum” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  1. ^ Ramat, The Indo-European Languages