Definition of dorsolateral in English:

dorsolateral

adjective

Biology Anatomy
  • Relating to or involving the dorsal and lateral surfaces.

    • ‘The pulvinar of the thalamus is seen dorsolateral to the midbrain.’
    • ‘Common are paired dorsal scars immediately in front of the last suture on the dorsal or dorsolateral side of the body.’
    • ‘The dorsolateral surface of the mastoid portion forms a shelf, sometimes referred to as the occipital ridge (since it lacks a ridge and is nowhere near the occiput).’
    • ‘Brain imaging studies have implicated hypofunction of the left dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in depression.’
    • ‘The lateral and medial lemnisci are gathered together in a large bundle that passes around the dorsolateral surface of the superior cerebellar peduncle to reach the midbrain tegmentum.’

Pronunciation:

dorsolateral

/ˌdôrsōˈladərəl/