Ventral

Definition

adjective

(1) (anatomy) Pertaining to the abdomen, belly, or venter

(2) (anatomy) Relating to, situated on, or directed toward the belly surface

(3) (anatomy) Denoting a position or region situated or close to the anterior

(4) (botany) Adaxial; relating to the region facing the axis; pertaining to the lower or inner surface of a plant organ


Supplement

Word origin: Latin ventrālis, from venter (belly, abdomen)

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