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Definition of ventral adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

ventral

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈventrəl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈventrəl//
 
[only before noun] (biology)
 
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on or connected with the part of a fish or an animal that is underneath (or that in humans faces forward) a fish’s ventral fin Word Origin late Middle English: from Latin venter, ventr- ‘belly’ + -al.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: ventral