dorsoventral

[ dawr-soh-ven-truh l ]
/ ˌdɔr soʊˈvɛn trəl /
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adjective

Zoology. pertaining to the dorsal and ventral aspects of the body; extending from the dorsal to the ventral side: the dorsoventral axis.
Botany. dorsiventral.

Nearby words

  1. dorsolateral,
  2. dorsolateral fasciculus,
  3. dorsolumbar,
  4. dorsosacral position,
  5. dorsoventrad,
  6. dorsum,
  7. dort,
  8. dorter,
  9. dorticós,
  10. dorticós torrado, osvaldo

Origin of dorsoventral

First recorded in 1865–70; dorso- + ventral

Related formsdor·so·ven·tral·i·ty, noundor·so·ven·tral·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for dorsoventral

dorsoventral

/ (ˌdɔːsəʊˈvɛntrəl) /

adjective

relating to both the dorsal and ventral sides; extending from the back to the belly
botany a variant spelling of dorsiventral
Derived Formsdorsoventrally, adverb

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