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Related to dorsiventrality: dorsoventrally

dor·si·ven·tral

 (dôr′sĭ-vĕn′trəl) or dor·so·ven·tral (-sō-)
adj.
1. Botany Flattened and having distinct upper and lower surfaces, as most leaves do.
2. Biology Extending from a dorsal to a ventral surface: dorsiventral muscles.

dor′si·ven′tral·ly adv.

dorsiventral

(ˌdɔːsɪˈvɛntrəl)
adj
1. (Botany) (of leaves and similar flat parts) having distinct upper and lower faces
2. (Zoology) a variant spelling of dorsoventral
dorsiventrality n
ˌdorsiˈventrally adv

dor•si•ven•tral

(ˌdɔr səˈvɛn trəl)

adj.
1. Bot. having distinct dorsal and ventral sides, as most foliage leaves.
2. Zool. dorsoventral.
[1880–85]
dor`si•ven•tral′i•ty, n.
dor`si•ven′tral•ly, adv.
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Substitution of vegetative buds for flowers is the simplest version, and there can be additional modifications to the growth behavior of the inflorescence, such as horizontal growth and dorsiventrality.