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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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This vertebra is not as dorsoventrally compressed as that of Lusotitan (Mannion et al.
Antennae very slightly shorter than head and pronotum together, thick filiform, slightly flattened dorsoventrally, with 20 flagellar segments.
24), especially in the structure of the parabasisphenoid, which is greatly elongated between the basal tubera and has a deep, dorsoventrally extended median recess.
Calyptocephalellidae diagnosable on the basis of the following combination of characters (autapomorphies marked by asterisk): 1) relatively well-developed pterygoid process of the maxilla, 2) unsculptured alveolar region of the labial face of the maxilla dorsoventrally narrow *, 3) premaxilla with anterior portion of palatine shelf well defined in lingual view, 4) atlantal cotyles bean-shaped *, 5) unfused atlas and second presacral vertebra, 6) strong anteroposterior extension of sacral vertebral diapophyses *.
dorsoventrally depressed, pelvic fin macropteryx) round 4b) Preopercular canal pores present, head 5 laterally compressed, pelvic fin oval 5a) Dorsal spines 1-4 greatly elongate, Antilligobius longest spine reaching to or extending (A.
The deer ked, Lipoptena cervi (Insecta, Diptera, Hippoboscidae) is a widely distributed, blood-sucking, reddish-brown, dorsoventrally flattened ectoparasite that occurs on Old and New World members of the Cervidae.
This clade is diagnosed by the dorsoventrally flattened fourth antennal segment and lack of sclerotization on the accessory scent gland (a reversal shared with Eotrechinae).
The skin was separated off from the precooked tuna and was split dorsoventrally along the lateral line to get loins.
Moreover, they have adaptations to the aquatic locomotion, such as an oval and dorsoventrally flattened body shape, and the last pair of legs broadened, flattened and provided with natatory setae that aid in underwater propulsion (Larson et al.
Differences between these regions are based on the anterior region being dorsoventrally flattened and more rigid than the abdomen (Hilbig, 1996); segments of the anterior region are wider than long, their setal fascicles emerge immediately behind the segmental division, gametes are absent, and the longitudinal musculature fills their body cavity (Read, 2000).
Remarks: Most common, Variable species, lorica firm barrel shaped, swollen at its posterior third, moderately compressed dorsoventrally.