dorsoventral


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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.
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The dorsoventral cranial architecture of each of the three instars of H.
As with the dorsoventral analyses, when comparing the lateral view of second and third instars we do not see as significant a change as when comparing the first to second or first to third (Fig.
Mabe nucleus implants are inserted in oysters at or above 100 nam shell height, or dorsoventral measurement (DVM) (Kripa et al.
1 mm using calipers to record: (1) the DVM, the greatest dorsoventral distance measured at a right angle to the hinge line; (2) the anteroposterior measurement (APM), the greatest distance between the anterior and posterior margins of the shell, parallel to the hinge line; and (3) shell thickness (ST), the greatest distance between the external surfaces of the 2 valves when closed (Hynd 1955) (Fig.
They are located on both sides of the core on the dorsal and ventral halves of the otolith, where they appear to control the growth of the otolith on the dorsoventral axis.
Oyster height was determined as the maximal dorsoventral dimension perpendicular to the hinge (Carriker 1996).
Along the dorsoventral axis, worms were especially abundant in the ventral and middle regions.
The site of fertilization determines dorsoventral polarity but not chirality in the zebra mussel embryo.
001) and between the dorsoventral measurement (DVM) of larvae at different pH ([chi square] 12.