Origin of ventricose
OTHER WORDS FROM ventricoseven·tri·cos·i·ty [ven-tri-kos-i-tee], /ˌvɛn trɪˈkɒs ɪ ti/, nounsub·ven·tri·cose, adjective
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How to use ventricose in a sentence
From the same locality as the last, and like it unusually ventricose.
When one extremity of the shell is attenuated, and the other becomes suddenly ventricose or globular, it is said to be Clavate.
Some species of Voluta, of a more elongated shape than the rest, present a near approach to the most ventricose of the Mitr.
Straight, chambered, elongated; chambers more or less ventricose; septa perforated by a central siphon.
Leaves decurrent at the folds, the lower lobe incurved and ventricose; underleaves usually present, entire or bifid.