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n. pl. ven·tric·u·li (-lī′)
A hollow digestive organ, especially the stomach of certain insects or the gizzard of a bird.

[Latin, diminutive of venter, ventr-, belly.]
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n, pl -li (-ˌlaɪ)
1. (Zoology) zoology
a. the midgut of an insect, where digestion takes place
b. the gizzard of a bird
2. (Anatomy) another word for ventricle
[C18: from Latin, diminutive of venter belly]
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(vɛnˈtrɪk yə ləs)

n., pl. -li (-ˌlaɪ)
1. the enlarged part of the alimentary tract of an insect in which digestion takes place.
[1685–95; < Latin; see ventricle]
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Noun1.ventriculus - thick-walled muscular pouch below the crop in many birds and reptiles for grinding foodventriculus - thick-walled muscular pouch below the crop in many birds and reptiles for grinding food
pouch, pocket - (anatomy) saclike structure in any of various animals (as a marsupial or gopher or pelican)
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gastritis, and ulcus ventriculi. The term enteron ([phrase omitted]) is used in the name denoting inflammation of the small intestine-enteritis, instead of the anatomical term intestinum tenue; the same term is found in the word gastroenterology.
Score standards were the following: Level 0: no lesion; Level 1: only choroid fissure broadness; Level 2: accompanied with cornu temporale ventriculi lateralista enlargement; Level 3: decreased hippocampus height; Level 4: hippocampus volume reduced dramatically.
Se ha encontrado Lactobacillus salivarius y Sarcina ventriculi, tanto en mucosa gastrica equina sana como en lesiones ulcerativas; ademas, en una lesion ulcerativa se encontro Enterococcus faecium y Escherichia fergusonii superficial e intraepitelial, respectivamente [10].
Diffuse areas of cardiac fibrosis, distributed along the atria, atrioventricular junction, and ventriculi, were observed in all T.
We consider only patients with fundus ventriculi (C 16.1) and antrum pyloricum (C 16.3) because these two cancer types form the largest two classes.
Sarcina ventriculi is a gram-positive, anaerobic coccus that can grow in acidic environments, (1) with a carbohydrate fermentative metabolism as its sole energy source.
Study Participant Demographics Number of Spouse's Spouse's Days Patient Patient's Spouse's Sex Age Hospitalized Diagnosis Profession Female 65 10 Cancer rectum Active Female 65 3 Ileus Active Female 48 10 Cancer ventriculi Active Male 37 8 Appendicitis Active Male 74 8 Cancer colon Active Female 56 11 Acute pancreatitis Retired Female 67 4 Cholangitis Retired Female 56 16 Cancer colon Active Female 69 5 Hernia Active Male 66 17 Cholangitis Active Male 69 6 Liver abcess Retired
The endoscopy was performed according to the requirements of the Sydney system: 2 biopsy from antrum, 1 biopsy from angulus ventriculi and 2 biopsy from corpus.
Within bacteria the enzyme is shown to be present in Sarcina ventriculi and Zymomonas mobilis [16, 17].
The SmPC of Prezal[R] comprised as a therapeutic indication the use thereof, combined with two appropriate antibiotics, for the eradication of Helicobacter pylori (a micro-organism), for patients with peptic ulcers with the goal of preventing recurrence of ulcus ventriculi and ulcus duodeni.