Definition of Ventral. Meaning of Ventral. Synonyms of Ventral

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Definition of Ventral

Ventral
Ventral Ven"tral, a. [L. ventralis, fr. venter the belly; perhaps akin to G. wanst: cf. F. ventral.] 1. (Anat.) Of, pertaining to, or situated near, the belly, or ventral side, of an animal or of one of its parts; hemal; abdominal; as, the ventral fin of a fish; the ventral root of a spinal nerve; -- opposed to dorsal. 2. (Bot.) (a) Of or pertaining to that surface of a carpel, petal, etc., which faces toward the center of a flower. (b) Of or pertaining to the lower side or surface of a creeping moss or other low flowerless plant. Opposed to dorsal. Ventral fins (Zo["o]l.), the posterior pair of fins of a fish. They are often situated beneath the belly, but sometimes beneath the throat. Ventral segment. (Acoustics) See Loop, n., 5.

Meaning of Ventral from wikipedia

- digit. The frontal plane or coronal plane divides the body into dorsal and ventral (back and front, or posterior and anterior) portions. For post-embryonic...
- The ventral pallidum (VP) is a structure within the basal ganglia of the brain. It is an output nucleus whose fibres project to thalamic nuclei, such...
- is divided into a ventral striatum, and a dorsal striatum, subdivisions that are based upon function and connections. The ventral striatum consists of...
- The ventral spinocerebellar tract conveys proprioceptive information from the body to the cerebellum. It is part of the somatosensory system and runs...
- The ventral ramus (pl. rami) (Latin for branch) is the anterior division of a spinal nerve. The ventral rami supply the antero-lateral parts of the trunk...
- intercrural ****), and its penile-****l aspect is an example of ventro-ventral (front-to-front) reproductive activity. Variations of the position allow...
- phonological network, it follows two main pathways, or "streams". The ventral stream (also known as the "what pathway") is involved with object and visual...
- Ventral nucleus may refer to: Ventral lateral nucleus, a nucleus of the thalamus. It receives neuronal inputs from the basal nuclei which includes the...
- The ventral lateral nucleus (VL) is a nucleus in the ventral nuclear group of the thalamus. It receives neuronal inputs from the basal ganglia which includes...
- The ventral posterolateral nucleus (VPL) is a nucleus of the thalamus. Together with the ventral posteromedial nucleus (VPM), ventral posterior inferior...
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