adjective Anatomy, Zoology.
of, pertaining to, or affecting the back and the side.

1825–35; dorso- + lateral Unabridged
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dorsolateral dor·so·lat·er·al (dôr'sō-lāt'ər-əl)
Of or involving both the back and the side.

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The dorsolateral section is thought to be the engine of memory suppression, a type of willful forgetting.
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