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- 1. ventral (vs. dorsal), dorsoventral
- usage: toward or on or near the belly (front of a primate or lower surface of a lower animal); "the ventral aspect of the human body"; "the liver is somewhat ventral in position"; "ventral (or pelvic) fins correspond to the hind limbs of a quadruped"
- 2. adaxial (vs. abaxial), ventral
- usage: nearest to or facing toward the axis of an organ or organism; "the upper side of a leaf is known as the adaxial surface"
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