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dorsiventral

(dôr′sĭ-vĕn′trəl) or

dorsoventral

(-sō-)
adj.
1. Botany Flattened and having distinct upper and lower surfaces, as most leaves do.
2. Biology Extending from a dorsal to a ventral surface: dorsiventral muscles.

dor′si·ven′tral·ly adv.