ventral: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ven'trul), [key]
— adj.
  1. of or pertaining to the venter or belly; abdominal.
  2. situated on or toward the lower, abdominal plane of the body; equivalent to the front, or anterior, in humans.
  3. of or designating the lower or inner surface of a structure. Cf.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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