- dor·si·ven·tral·i·ty, noun
- dor·si·ven·tral·ly, adverb
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How to use dorsiventral in a sentence
They act on organs which exhibit all degrees of physiological differentiation, from the radial to the dorsiventral.
Thick lines represent the more excitable side of an anisotropic or dorsiventral organ.
We shall presently find that a dorsiventral organ responds to lateral stimulus by torsion.
A stimulus will be called lateral when it acts on either the right or left flank of a dorsiventral organ.
Lateral stimulus induces a torsional response in a dorsiventral organ.
British Dictionary definitions for dorsiventral
(of leaves and similar flat parts) having distinct upper and lower faces
a variant spelling of dorsoventral
- dorsiventrality (ˌdɔːsɪvɛnˈtrælɪtɪ), noun
- dorsiventrally, adverb
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