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venter

 [ven´ter] (L.)
1. a fleshy contractible part of a muscle; called also belly.
3. a hollowed part or cavity.

ven·ter

(ven'tĕr), [TA]
1. Synonym(s): abdomen
2. Synonym(s): belly (2)
3. One of the great cavities of the body.
4. The uterus.
[L. venter (ventr-), belly]

venter

/ven·ter/ (ven´ter) pl. ven´tres   [L.]
1. a fleshy contractile part of a muscle.
3. a hollowed part or cavity.

venter

(1) An obsolete term for abdomen.
(2) An obsolete term for any anatomic cavity or fossa containing viscera. 
(3) A rarely used term for the anterior aspect of the abdomen. 
(4) A rarely used term for the uterine cavity.
(5) The bulging central portion of a (normal) anatomic structure, in particular muscle—i.e., venter musculi.

ven·ter

(ven'tĕr) [TA]
1. Synonym(s): abdomen.
2. Synonym(s): belly (2) .
3. One of the great cavities of the body.
4. The uterus.
[L. venter (ventr-), belly]

venter

the swollen base of the ARCHEGONIUM that contains the egg cell.

venter

pl. ventres [L.]
1. any belly-shaped part; a fleshy contractible part of a muscle.
2. the abdomen or stomach.
3. a hollowed part or cavity.
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