Origin of ventral
Examples from the Web for ventrally
Historical Examples of ventrally
Ventrally it is closed in by the dorsal wall of the Wolffian duct.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1
Francis Maitland Balfour
Ventrally they are intermediate in color but more like ocius.The Pocket Gophers (Genus Thomomys) of Utah, Vol. 1 No. 1
Stephen D. Durrant
Ventrally, the new adult pelage was evident only along the midline.Mammals of Northwestern South Dakota
Kenneth W. Andersen
Ventrally the stomodum is prolonged for a considerable distance under the anterior part of the mesenteron.
The body of the embryo is, as pointed out by Scott and Osborn, ventrally instead of dorsally flexed.
Word Origin for ventral
1739, from French ventral, from Late Latin ventralis "of or pertaining to the belly or stomach," from Latin venter (genitive ventris) "belly, paunch," from PIE *wend-tri- (cf. Latin vesica "bladder," Sanskrit vastih "bladder," Old High German wanast, German wanst "paunch, belly").