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WORDS THAT USE VENTRO-
What does ventro- mean?
Ventro- comes from the Latin venter, meaning “belly, womb.” Ever seen a ventriloquist make it seem like their dummy’s talking? Also rooted in the Latin venter, ventriloquist literally means “stomach talker.” Discover why at our entry for ventriloquist.
What are variants of ventro-?
Examples of ventro-
The first part of the word, ventro-, means “abdomen.” The second part of the word, -tomy, might also look familiar. It means “cutting, incision.” Ventrotomy, putting it all back together, literally translates to “abdomen incision.”
What are some words that use the combining form ventro-?
What are some other forms that ventro- may be commonly confused with?
Example sentences from the Web for ventro-
They are attached ventro-laterally on each side of the lips.
The absence of a division of the muscles into dorso-lateral and ventro-lateral divisions.
Laterally and somewhat ventrally it is prolonged into a horn (fig. 19D, E, b), which I propose calling the ventro-lateral horn.