- the abdomen or belly.
- a bellylike cavity or concavity.
- a bellylike protuberance.
Origin of venter
Examples from the Web for venter
The dorsal color is uniform brown; that of the venter is a dusty cream.The Amphibians and Reptiles of Michoacn, Mxico|William E. Duellman
Cryptogastra: with the venter or belly covered or concealed.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
The venter is pinkish tan with small reddish brown spots on the throat and darker brown spots on the chest and belly.
Not much opportunity for looking at the spectacle was afforded, since we received an order to recross Venter's Spruit and bivouac.The Second Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers in the South African War|Cecil Francis Romer and Arthur Edward Mainwaring
The two subspecies can be distinguished on the basis of color pattern and the condition of the skin of the venter.
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