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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

(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

(of a structure) extending from the DORSAL to the VENTRAL side.
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Macroscopic aspects of the right eyeball of a kestrel cut vertically (dorsoventrally) showing the cornea with the 3 points for thickness measure (A-C) and the 6 points at the fundus (1-6) to evaluate the thickness of the retina, choroid, and sclera.
This vertebra can be differentiated from the middle and posterior caudal vertebrae of Lusotitan and Galveosaurus (Barco, 2009; Mannion et al., 2013), by the presence of a well-developed amphicoelous centrum, a neural arch placed at midpoint of the centrum dorsal surface, and having a centrum, which is not markedly dorsoventrally compressed.
The nucleus is characterized by a highly condensed chromatin and its shape is species-specific, although usually flattened dorsoventrally (Pesch and Bergmann, 2006).
Metoposaurids have long, dorsoventrally strongly flattened skulls and small orbits that are placed far forward on the cranium.
In lateral view, the two muscles appear to overlap at their point of origin, but slightly diverge dorsoventrally at the point of insertion.
Some organisms in the Kokosing River, such as the heptageniid mayflies, are well-adapted to high flow conditions and have adaptations for clinging to substrates, such as dorsoventrally flattened bodies and holdfast organs (Hora 1930).
The body of the snake was in a loosely-coiled dorsoventrally compressed position, which had collected water, and then it proceeded to drink water droplets off its dorsum for ca.
Cells very long and thin, slightly sigmoid, with a thin "neck", in lateral view slightly inflated in the anterior quarter (midbody), continuously tapering into a long "tail", which is slightly curved upward and terminated with three spinules, one of which (subterminal, located at elbow) faces downward and the other two (terminal, located symmetrically on both sides of the "tail") upward; distal part of the "tail" is slightly widened, truncate and dorsoventrally compressed.
Body divided into a relatively large, dorsoventrally flattened forebody, much smaller hindbody with maximum width occurring pre-acetabular (Fig.
Seed morphology: Seeds 10-13 per fruit (average: 11.8; SD: 1.0), circular or subcircular, dorsoventrally compressed, with flat faces and very thin and sharp margins (Fig.
It was reported that the central canal was flattened dorsoventrally, especially in [C.sub.3] and [C.sub.4] of the horse [3], but in the donkey, it was flattened in [C.sub.1] and between [C.sub.6] and [C.sub.8], it was rounded in [C.sub.2] and [C.sub.5], and it was flattened laterally in [C.sub.3] and [C.sub.4] [28].