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ven·tral

 (vĕn′trəl)
adj.
1. Anatomy
a. Relating to or situated on or close to the abdomen; abdominal.
b. Relating to or situated on or close to the anterior aspect of the human body or the lower surface of the body of a nonhuman animal.
2. Botany Of or on the surface of an organ or part facing toward the axis; adaxial.
n.
A ventral part, such as a fin or scale.

[Late Latin ventrālis, from Latin venter, ventr-, belly.]

ven′tral·ly adv.

ventral

(ˈvɛntrəl)
adj
1. (Anatomy) relating to the front part of the body; towards the belly. Compare dorsal
2. (Botany) of, relating to, or situated on the upper or inner side of a plant organ, esp a leaf, that is facing the axis
[C18: from Latin ventrālis, from venter abdomen]
ˈventrally adv

ven•tral

(ˈvɛn trəl)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to the venter or belly; abdominal.
2. situated on or toward the lower, abdominal plane of an animal's body, equivalent to the front in humans.
3. of or designating the lower or inner surface of a plant structure.
[1730–40; < Latin ventrālis=vent(e)r venter + -ālis -al1]
ven′tral•ly, adv.

ven·tral

(vĕn′trəl)
Of or on the front or lower surface of an animal.

ventral

Relating to the abdomen or front of the human body. Compare dorsal.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ventral - toward or on or near the belly (front of a primate or lower surface of a lower animal)ventral - toward or on or near the belly (front of a primate or lower surface of a lower animal); "the ventral aspect of the human body"; "the liver is somewhat ventral in position"; "ventral (or pelvic) fins correspond to the hind limbs of a quadruped"
dorsal - belonging to or on or near the back or upper surface of an animal or organ or part; "the dorsal fin is the vertical fin on the back of a fish and certain marine mammals"
2.ventral - nearest to or facing toward the axis of an organ or organismventral - nearest to or facing toward the axis of an organ or organism; "the upper side of a leaf is known as the adaxial surface"
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
Translations
ventral
vatsaventraalinen
hasi

ventral

[ˈventrəl] ADJventral

ventral

adj (form)ventral (form), → Bauch-

ven·tral

a. ventral, abdominal, rel. al vientre o a la parte anterior del cuerpo humano.

ventral

adj ventral
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Aye; he'd hev a deal haimabler groom nor what he has now," observed Dalton--and the joke appeared to him so good that, being left alone upon the scene, he continued at intervals to take his pipe from his mouth in order to wink at an imaginary audience and shake luxuriously with a silent, ventral laughter, mentally rehearsing the dialogue from the beginning, that he might recite it with effect in the servants' hall.
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