Definition of subdorsal in English:

subdorsal

adjective

  • Chiefly Zoology. Somewhat or almost dorsal; situated near the back.

noun

  • Chiefly Zoology. A subdorsal part, appendage, or marking.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Alexander Monro (1733–1817), anatomist. From sub- + dorsal.

Pronunciation

subdorsal

/ˌsʌbˈdɔːsl/