Definitions for ventrally

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ven•tralˈvɛn trəl(adj.)

  1. of or pertaining to the venter or belly; abdominal.

    Category: Anatomy, Zoology

  2. situated on or toward the lower, abdominal plane of an animal's body, equivalent to the front in humans.

    Category: Anatomy, Zoology

  3. of or designating the lower or inner surface of a plant structure.

    Category: Botany, Fungi

Origin of ventral:

1730–40; < L ventrālis=vent(e)rventer+-ālis -al1


Princeton's WordNet

  1. ventrally(adverb)

    in a ventral location or direction


  1. ventrally(Adverb)

    In a ventral way or manner.


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