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venter

[′ven·tər]
(anatomy)
The abdomen, or other body cavity containing organs.
(botany)
The thickened basal portion of an archegonium.
(invertebrate zoology)
The undersurface of an arthropod's abdomen.
The outer, convex part of a curved or coiled gastropod or cephalopod shell.
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Venter brings with him more than 34 years of experience with a number of the biggest international engineering and construction companies in the world, spanning industries including mining and metals, heavy oil, petrochemicals, refineries, power, fertilizer, and chemical industries.
Venter, who lived in Dubai, leaves behind a wife and daughter.
They set up a platform in the visitors' 22 and scrum-half Shaun Venter broke away, beating three would-be tacklers before successfully stretching for the try-line.
Cheetahs: Malcolm Jaer; William Small-Smith, Benhard Janse van Rensburg, Dries Swanepoel, Rabz Maxwane; Tian Schoeman, Shaun Venter (C); Charles Marais, Joseph Dweba, Luan de Bruin; Sintu Menjezi, Walt Steenkamp; Gerhard Olivier, Abongile Nonkontwana, Henco Venter.
Mr Venter noted that apart from rains, the challenge encountered by farmers at the beginning of the planting season was that a lot of them were still not paid in full for the previous season by Botswana Agricultural Marketing Board (BAMB).
During his four years at the Toyota Stadium, Venter has made 83 appearances for the Cheetahs, racking up 15 tries.
U19/School Team Of The Year Warwick School Under-18 Rugby Team's Sasha Barras, Ian Willis, Henno Venter and Daniel John with (left) Heather Owens (sponsor, Kingsley School) and (right) celebrities Claus Bech Jorgenson and Tamsin Greenway
Venter has over 25 years of experience in transit systems, including transit planning, procurement, program management, design, installation, implementation and testing/commissioning.
Venter, 69, has raised $300 million from investors that include GE Ventures, the biotech company Celgene, and Illumina, which supplies the sequencing machines.
Thirteen years ago, Venter's own genome was sequenced over a nine-month period at a cost of $100 million.
Lest we still miss it, though, within the dominating, fully figurative landscape of her work Venter situates another body of work that further locates us.