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ventrad

[ ven-trad ]

adverb

, Anatomy, Zoology.
  1. toward the ventral side; ventrally.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of ventrad1

First recorded in 1840–50; ventr- + -ad 3

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Example Sentences

Ventrad to the stomach the intestine, i, is cut in three places, of which the most dorsal section is the largest.

Instead of lying almost entirely ventrad to the lungs, as in the preceding figure, the oesophagus here lies directly between them.

The alkaline secreting gland empties into the bulb ventrad of the narrow neck of the reservoir.

The collar with a dark area ventrad and also dorsad of the fascicle.

Hypognathous: having the mouth parts directed more or less vertically ventrad.

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