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Ventral

Ven´tral
a.1.(Anat.) Of, pertaining to, or situated near, the belly, or ventral side, of an animal or of one of its parts; hemal; abdominal; as, the ventral fin of a fish; the ventral root of a spinal nerve; - opposed to dorsal.
2.(Bot.) Of or pertaining to that surface of a carpel, petal, etc., which faces toward the center of a flower.
Ventral fins
(Zool.) the posterior pair of fins of a fish. They are often situated beneath the belly, but sometimes beneath the throat.
Ventral segment
(Acoustics) See Loop, n., 5.
Adj.1.ventral - toward or on or near the belly (front of a primate or lower surface of a lower animal); "the ventral aspect of the human body"; "the liver is somewhat ventral in position"; "ventral (or pelvic) fins correspond to the hind limbs of a quadruped"
Antonyms:
dorsal - belonging to or on or near the back or upper surface of an animal or organ or part; "the dorsal fin is the vertical fin on the back of a fish and certain marine mammals"
2.ventral - nearest to or facing toward the axis of an organ or organism; "the upper side of a leaf is known as the adaxial surface"
Synonyms: adaxial
dorsal
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