- the abdomen or belly.
- a bellylike cavity or concavity.
- a bellylike protuberance.
Origin of venter
Words nearby venter
How to use venter in a sentence
Craig Venter talks about his new book, where he argues that our genetic code is becoming interchangeable with digital codes.
And in the venter, water cushions must be constructed to relieve the pressure of the air.Ten Books on Architecture|Vitruvius
They went to stay with their uncle, Piet Venter, for a few days just before we knew Aletta was coming back.Aletta|Bertram Mitford
In life the hatchlings had a dull dark green dorsum, pale bright green venter and stripes on head, and reddish brown iris.
In life the dorsum was pinkish tan with 36 chocolate brown blotches on the body; the venter was rosy pink.
The venter is cream-color with a row of brown spots forming a midventral stripe.
British Dictionary definitions for venter (1 of 2)
- the belly or abdomen of vertebrates
- a protuberant structure or part, such as the belly of a muscle