Venter

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Definition

noun, plural: venters

(1) A bulbous, typically hollow, structure; a belly; an abdomen

(2) Any belly-like protruberant part or structure, e.g. the venter or the fleshy contractible belly of a muscle

(3) (botany) The bulbous basal part of an archegonium


Supplement

Word origin: Latin venter (belly, womb, offspring)

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