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Adjective: ventral  ven-trul
  1. Toward or on or near the belly (front of a primate or lower surface of a lower animal)
    "the ventral aspect of the human body"; "the liver is somewhat ventral in position"; "ventral (or pelvic) fins correspond to the hind limbs of a quadruped"
  2. (biology) nearest to or facing toward the axis of an organ or organism
    "the upper side of a leaf is known as the ventral surface";
    - adaxial

See also: dorsoventral

Antonym: dorsal

Encyclopedia: Ventral