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ventral

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From Latin ventrālis, from venter (belly, abdomen).

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ventral (not comparable)

  1. Related to the abdomen or stomach
  2. (anatomy) On the front side of the human body, or the corresponding surface of an animal, usually the lower surface.
  3. An anatomical term referring to the bottom portion of either foot and/or hand.

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NounEdit

ventral (plural ventrals)

  1. Any of the enlarged and transversely elongated scales that extend down the underside of a snake's body from the neck to the anal scale.

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ventral m (feminine ventrale, masculine plural ventraux, feminine plural ventrales)

  1. ventral

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AdjectiveEdit

ventral m, f (plural ventrais; comparable)

  1. ventral (relating to the abdomen or stomach)
  2. (anatomy) ventral (on the front side of the human body or the according surface of an animal)