Pronunciation: (ven'trul), [key]
1. of or pertaining to the venter or belly; abdominal.
2. Anat., Zool.situated on or toward the lower, abdominal plane of the body; equivalent to the front, or anterior, in humans.
3. Bot., Mycol.of or designating the lower or inner surface of a structure. Cf. dorsal.
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