ventral defined in 1951 yearventral - ventral;
ventral - Situated at, or relatively nearer to, that side of the animal which (if not in the animal, at least in the group to which the animal belongs) is normally directed downwards with reference to gravity. In human beings, ventral side is directed forwards. Opposite of dorsal. V. aorta. See also: Aorta, Ventral. (Bot.). Also used of leaves, synonymous with Adaxial.
near ventral in Knolik
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