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ventral

 [ven´tral]
1. pertaining to the abdomen or to any venter.
2. directed toward or situated on the belly surface; opposite of dorsal; see also anterior.

ven·tral

(ven'trăl), [TA]
1. Pertaining to the belly or to any venter.
2. Synonym(s): anterior (1)
3. veterinary anatomy the undersurface of an animal; often used to indicate the position of one structure relative to another (that is, situated nearer the undersurface of the body).
[L. ventralis]

ventral

(vĕn′trəl)
adj.
Anatomy
a. Relating to or situated on or close to the abdomen; abdominal.
b. Relating to or situated on or close to the anterior aspect of the human body or the lower surface of the body of a nonhuman animal.
n.
A ventral part, such as a fin or scale.

ven′tral·ly adv.

ventral

adjective
1. Pertaining to the venter–abdomen; toward the front or facing surface; the opposite of dorsal.
2. Anterior.
3. Inferior.

ven·tral

(ven'trăl) [TA]
1. Pertaining to the belly or to any venter.
2. Synonym(s): anterior (1) .
3. veterinary anatomy The undersurface of an animal; often used to indicate the position of one structure relative to another (i.e., situated nearer the undersurface of the body).
[L. ventralis]

ventral

Pertaining to the front of the body. From the Latin venter , the belly. Compare DORSAL.

ventral

of or relating to the underside of an organism, or that side which is normally directed downwards in the usual stance or resting position. In bipedal primates such as humans, the ventral side is the front, which would become the underside if a four-legged gait were assumed.

ventral 

Relating to either the front (anterior), or to the bottom in brain orientation. See dorsal; parvocellular visual system.

ven·tral

(ven'trăl) [TA]
1. Pertaining to the belly or to any venter.
2. Synonym(s): anterior.
[L. ventralis]
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The axons of sensory nerve fibers are derived from the sensory neurons in the dorsal root ganglions while the motor axons are from the motoneurons in the spinal ventral horn.
A comparison of sweat gland diameter in dorsal, lateral, and ventral areas of all the body regions concluded that in dorsal area the maximum diameter was observed in abdomen dorsal followed by neck dorsal, head dorsal, thorax dorsal, and tail dorsal areas but the difference was significant (p<0.05) in the head, thorax, and tail.
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Tegument covered with spines, except spineless area ventrally anterior and posterior to ventral sucker.
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Features namely maximum length of the detected edge, the ratio major and minor axis, number of pixel, maximum convolution, and the number of intersection were analyzed and used to create a prediction model to identify the surface of dorsal and ventral.
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The way letters look are processed in the back of the ventral occipitotemporal cortex but sounds and meanings are processed in an area further forward in that brain region.