ventro-


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ventro-

or ventr-
pref.
Ventral: ventrolateral.

[From Latin venter, ventr-, belly.]
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ventro-

or ventri-

a combining form meaning “abdomen”: ventrodorsal.
[comb. form of New Latin venter venter; see -o-]
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Examples of IM Injection Recommendations Instruction on: Rectus Dorso- Ventro- Vastus Textbook Deltoid gluteal Femoris gluteal Lateralis Craven & Hirnle X X X X (2007) DeLaune & Ladner X X X X (2006) Harkreader & X X X X Hogan (2004) Potter & Perry X X X X (2005) Taylor, Lillis, & X X X X X LeMone (2005) Illustrations and Instructions for Advocated Use of Locating References Textbook Dorsogluteal Site DG Provided Cited Craven & Hirnle Not recommended Yes Yes (2007) DeLaune & Ladner Not specific Yes Yes (2006) Harkreader & Yes, but with Yes No Hogan (2004) provisions Potter & Perry No No Yes (2005) Taylor, Lillis, & Not recommended Yes No LeMone (2005)
Anterior tibia with 4 long ventro- internal and 4 long ventro external spines and with 2 apical spurs at each side, the internal spurs longer than the external ones.
Article 2 marginally longer than but 1.6 x as wide as article 1, with ventro- and dorsodistal spiniform setae (thinner than in female).