The first branchi are attached near the middle of the dorsum, the others laterad close above the parapodia.
On the anterior part of the dorsum of one of the living spiders was the egg.
If situated far back on the dorsum, it spreads on to the epiglottis, the pillars of the fauces, and the tonsil.
The skin of the dorsum is thick and glandular, but not tuberculate.
By day, the dorsum is dark tan; the stripes and spots are darker, and the belly is yellowish white.
In some individuals the dark reticulation on the dorsum is faint.
The dorsum above the lateral white stripes is brown and black; there is a pair of dorsolateral white stripes.
No spiracles are discernible on the dorsum of the eighth segment.
Transverse suture: in Diptera, a transverse groove extending inward from the root of wing and obsolete in the middle of dorsum.
The dorsum generally was grayish; the top of the rump, buffy gray.
dorsum dor·sum (dôr'səm)
n. pl. dor·sa (-sə)
The upper, outer surface of an organ, an appendage, or a part.