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dorsoventral

 [dor″so-ven´tral]
1. pertaining to the dorsal and ventral surfaces of a body.
2. directed from the back to the front; posteroanterior.

dorsoventral

/dor·so·ven·tral/ (-ven´tral)
1. pertaining to the back and belly surfaces of a body.
2. passing from the back to the belly surface.

dorsoventral

(dôr′sō-vĕn′trəl)
adj.
Extending along or having to do with the axis that connects the dorsal and ventral sides.

dor′so·ven′tral·ly adv.

dorsoventral

[dôr′sōven′trəl]
Etymology: L, dorsum, back, venter, belly
pertaining to the axis that passes through the back of the body and the abdomen.

dorsoventral

(of a structure) extending from the DORSAL to the VENTRAL side.

dorsoventral

1. pertaining to the back and belly surfaces of a body.
2. passing from the back to the belly surface.

dorsoventral view
in radiology, passage of the x-ray beam from the dorsum of the animal to the ventral side of the body.