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Bulging or swollen on one side or unequally.
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(vĕn′trĭ-kōs′) also


Inflated, swollen, or distended, especially on one side: the ventricose gullet of an insect.

ven′tri·cos′i·ty (-kŏs′ĭ-tē) n.
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