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Definition of Dorsal vessel

Dorsal vessel
Dorsal Dor"sal, a. [F. dorsal, LL. dorsalis, fr. L. dorsualis, fr. dorsum back; cf. Gr. ?, ?, mountain ridge. Cf. Dorse, Dorsel, Dosel.] 1. (Anat.) Pertaining to, or situated near, the back, or dorsum, of an animal or of one of its parts; notal; tergal; neural; as, the dorsal fin of a fish; the dorsal artery of the tongue; -- opposed to ventral. 2. (Bot.) (a) Pertaining to the surface naturally inferior, as of a leaf. (b) Pertaining to the surface naturally superior, as of a creeping hepatic moss. Dorsal vessel (Zo["o]l.), a central pulsating blood vessel along the back of insects, acting as a heart.

Meaning of Dorsal vessel from wikipedia

- above and below by blood vessels (the dorsal blood vessel and the ventral blood vessel as well as a subneural blood vessel) and the ventral nerve cord...
- single blood vessel running underneath the digestive tract, from which smaller sinuses supply blood to the trunk, and back into the dorsal vessel. The blood...
- In human anatomy, the dorsalis pedis artery (dorsal artery of foot) is a blood vessel of the lower limb. It arises from the anterior tibial artery, and...
- commissural vessels, are blood vessels on either side of the alimentary canal of some annelids that pump blood from the dorsal vessel to the ventral vessel. The...
- the dorsal veins of the **** comprise the superficial dorsal vein of the **** and the deep dorsal vein of the ****. The superficial dorsal vein of...
- thoracic artery, the thyrocervical trunk, the costocervical trunk and the dorsal sca****r artery, which may branch off the transverse cervical artery, which...
- significant external structures. The mesosoma contains the heart or "dorsal vessel" which is the center of the scorpion's open circulatory system. The...
- The dorsal aortae are paired (left and right) embryological vessels which progress to form the descending aorta. The paired dorsal aortae arise from aortic...
- The two main blood vessels furnish smaller vessels to supply the parapodia and the gut. Blood flows forward in the dorsal vessel, above the gut, and...
- throughout the species body: The dorsal, ventral, and visceral. The dorsal tracheae supply oxygen to the dorsal musculature and vessels, while the ventral tracheae...