a combining form meaning “abdomen,” used in the formation of compound words: ventrodorsal.

Nearby words

  1. ventriloquist,
  2. ventriloquize,
  3. ventriloquy,
  4. ventris,
  5. ventris, michael george francis,
  6. ventrodorsal,
  7. ventrolateral,
  8. ventroscopy,
  9. ventrotomy,
  10. venture

Origin of ventro-

combining form of New Latin venter venter; see -o- Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for ventro




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