Of, pertaining to, or situated near, the belly, or ventral side, of an animal or of one of its parts; hemal; abdominal; as, the ventral fin of a fish; the ventral root of a spinal nerve; -- opposed to dorsal.
Of or pertaining to that surface of a carpel, petal, etc., which faces toward the center of a flower.
Of or pertaining to the lower side or surface of a creeping moss or other low flowerless plant. Opposed to dorsal.
The side of a flake demonstrating a bulb of percussion and fissures.
upper surface, side facing the main axis
In a direction toward the belly surface.
adj. L. venter = belly; bellywards.
To do with the bottom surface, below (opposite to dorsal)
Pertaining to the anterior surface.
the underside or belly of an animal. References Hill, Geoffery E. 1993. House Finch (Carpodacus mexicanus). In The Birds of North America, No. 46 (A. Poole and F. Gill, Eds.) Philadelphia: The Academy of Natural Sciences; Washington D. C.: The American Ornithologists' Union. Peterson, R.T., 1980. A Field Guide to the Birds, 4th edition, Houghton Mifflin, Boston. South Dakota Ornithologists' Union, 1991, The Birds of South Dakota, NSU Press: Aberdeen, SD. Terres, John K., 1980, The Audubon Society Encyclopedia of North American Birds, Alfred A. Knopf: New York.
(VEHN-trawl) A directional term describing the location of a part nearer to the anterior or front side of the body relative to another. Also called anterior.
Pertaining to or on the abdominal side; on the underside of an animal as opposed to the back (dorsal).
The lower or under surface of animals.
Relative directional term denoting a position more toward the belly surface than some other object of reference; also called anterior, opposite of dorsal.
At or toward the belly (or underside) of a fish.
On the bottom or underside area of a fish.
lower surface of an animal, opposite of dorsal.
denoting to a position more toward the underside of a structure
of, near, or on the underside.
apodeme (of parameral sheath): Parameral sheath extends anteriorly from enclosing the distphallus into two apodemes, the ventral and dorsal apodemes. The ventral apodeme is either single lobed (e.g. Therevinae) or forked (e.g. most Australiasian nontherevine genera).
venter: belly, womb] • Toward or pertaining to the belly or lower side. (Contrast with dorsal.)
the area on the underside of a body part.
Referring to the bottom or belly area of an animal, opposite of dorsal
of, on, or near the belly.
Pertaining to the belly or abdominal region of an animal.
pertaining to the undersurface
towards or near the lower surface
(L. venter, ventris: belly) adj. Belonging to the anterior or inner face of an organ; the opposite of dorsal; adaxial.
Having to do with the belly part of the fish's body
of or pertaining to the underside
toward the bottom
the bottom or abdomen of an animal
Of or relating to the belly of an animal or the lower surface that is opposite the back.
The side of the grain towards the central axis.
The front side of an organism (opposite dorsal side): in dinokonts, side of sulcus and juncture of the cingulum-sulcus; in dinokonts, the side of flagellar insertion (Steidinger & Tangen 1996).
Bottom side of a horizontally oriented organism or a body part; contrast with dorsal.
anatomically located behind or at the bottom of another body part. For example, the top of the penis would be known as the dorsum and the bottom side of the penis is the ventral aspect.
underside or lower side of specimen.
side of an organism which faces directly downward; bottom side, opposite of dorsal.
on the lower surface; pertaining to the abdomen or belly
The underneath, or belly side, of an animal.
near or toward the "belly" of an organism. (opposite of dorsal )
nearest to or facing toward the axis of an organ or organism; "the upper side of a leaf is known as the adaxial surface"
underside of insect.
Term applied to the lower side of a fish, or to the chest of a land vertebrate.
On an animal, refers to the belly. For example, male Spiny Lizards and other â€œblue-belly lizardsâ€ have blue patches the ventral surface.
located near or on the lower surface of an animal opposite the back, the belly region.
on or of the lower plane of the body; opposite to dorsal
under part. References Eddy, Samuel and James C. Underkill. 1974. Northern Fishes. University of Minnesota Press. Minneapolis. Scott, W. B. and E. J. Crossman. 1973. Freshwater fishes of Canada. Fisheries Research Board of Canada. Bulletin 184. Ottawa. Tomelleri, Joseph R. and Mark E. Eberle. 1990. Fishes of the Central United States. University Press of Kansas, Lawrence. Willis, David W. and Robert M. Newmann. 1994. Largemouth bass and panfish management strategies for small impoundments and ponds in South Dakota. Department of Game, Fish and Parks, Wildlife Division, Special Report 94-2, Pierre. Outreach Blue Dog Lake Fish Hatchery, RR 1, Box 22A, Waubay, SD 57523 Gavins Point National Fish Hatchery, U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, RR 1, Box 293, Yankton, SD 57078. Phone 665-3352.
Bottom surface (belly) of fish
The underside of the fuselage
Pertains to the belly (ventral) side of the reptile.
Pertaining to the anterior aspect of the body.
on the bottom or belly
Toward the lower part of the body; on or towards the lower surface (the underside) of the fish; the opposite of dorsal. ( 126) See chart for details
adj. describes a feature anatomically located on, closer to, or in the direction of the belly. For example, the manus is ventral of the scapula
Relating to the lower surface of an animal.
Down; toward the belly.
referring to the belly or lower surface.
the side closest to the belly (under the surface of the tongue)
adjective referring to the lower surface of an animal or organism.
'Towards the front.' In an oyster, the side nearest the mouth.
Lower, or toward the belly.
of a lateral organ, facing towards the subtending axis; of a thallus, facing towards the substratum. cf. dorsal.
Directional term meaning near or on the front or belly side of the body.
Pertaining to the underside of a fish.
the belly side, underside, or side of the body closest to the substratum
the front or bottom side of an animal or artifact.
Pertaining to the underside, the lower surface.
Directed toward or situated on the belly surface (opposite of dorsal).
the underside of the organism.
Of or relating to the belly; belonging to or situated on or near the lower surface.
Pertaining to the front or to the belly.
abdominal, the belly side, lower side
describes the lower abdominal region of an organism
The underside of the frog. The part seen when the frog is flipped over from its normal position.
belly side, underside of an animal
Same as Anterior. In a human, this is the front of the body. Click here for an illustration of this term.
Refers to the front of the body. This is the opposite of dorsal.
Ventral means relating to, situated at, or close to the front of the body or to the anterior part of an organ.
Towards the belly
Pertaining to the underside, or venter; ventral scales (ventrals) are those on the underside of the body.
Toward the front of the body.
pertaining to the anterior or front side of the body; opposite of dorsal
referring to the front of something; can also refer to the bottom
the lower surface (or front of a humanoid torso)
Relating to the underside.
frontward; position toward the belly of the body.
sternum or belly side
referring to the underside.
Anatomical direction meaning "toward the belly."
pertaining to the under or lower surface (venter).
Front, or lower surface. ()
lower or underneath
Ventral means of, pertaining to, or near an animal's underside or lower surface of the body.
Pertaining to the underside or lower surface of the body.
On the lower or bottom side or surface.
(adv. ventrally)- of or on the abdomen; of the front orlower surface.