Definition of Ventral. Meaning of Ventral. Synonyms of Ventral
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Definition of Ventral
VentralVentral 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.
(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
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
- ground. The frontal plane
or coronal plane divides
the body into dorsal
(back and front, or posterior
and anterior) portions. For post-embryonic...
- The ventral ramus
(pl. rami) (Latin for branch) is the anterior division
of a spinal
nerve. The ventral
the antero-lateral parts
of the trunk...
- The ventral posterolateral nucleus
(VPL) is a nucleus
of the thalamus. Together
with the ventral posteromedial nucleus
(VPM), ventral posterior
- The ventral spinocerebellar tract conveys proprioceptive information
from the body to the cerebellum. It is part of the somatosensory system
- is divided
into a ventral
striatum, and a dorsal
that are based
and connections. The ventral striatum consists
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is an example
of the position
network, it follows
two main pathways, or "streams". The ventral stream
as the "what pathway") is involved
- The ventral pallidum
(VP) is a structure within
the basal ganglia
of the brain. It is an output nucleus whose fibres project
- The ventral posterior nucleus
is the somato-sensory relay nucleus
of the brain. The ventral posterior nucleus receives neuronal input
- The ventral tegmental
area (VTA) (tegmentum is Latin
for covering), also known
as the ventral tegmental
area of Tsai, or simply ventral
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