Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun dorsum

2 senses of dorsum

Sense 1
back, dorsum -- (the posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine; "his back was nicely tanned")
       => body part -- (any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity)

Sense 2
dorsum -- (the back of the body of a vertebrate or any analogous surface (as the upper or outer surface of an organ or appendage or part); "the dorsum of the foot")
       => body part -- (any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity)

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