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ventral

1. relating to the front part of the body; towards the belly
2. of, relating to, or situated on the upper or inner side of a plant organ, esp a leaf, that is facing the axis

ventral

[′ven·trəl]
(botany)
On the lower surface of a dorsiventral plant structure, such as a leaf.
(zoology)
On or belonging to the lower or anterior surface of an animal, that is, on the side opposite the back.

ventral

ventral
Ventimeter.
Pertaining to the belly, or the underside of a vehicle, as in a ventral tank or a ventral camera. See ventral fin and ventral tank.
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In fact, Tsai explained, activity in the ventral striatum predicted peoples' preferences for excited versus calm faces many months later.
2D); ventro-cephalic angle broadly rounded, its ventral margin gradually ascendant caudad to the more rounded ventro-caudal angle (Fig.
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In the cleared epigyne in ventral view, the fertilisation ducts appear as an asymmetrical, heart-shaped structure.
Dr Voon and colleagues also found that the younger the patient, the greater the level of activity in the ventral striatum in response to pornography.
The study is the first to confirm a causal link between activity in the ventral tegmental area and choice behavior in primates.
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These findings potentially resolve a discrepancy in research related to the effect of exercise on the brain - namely that exercise reduces anxiety while also promoting the growth of new neurons in the ventral hippocampus.
2009) assumed that the featherless ventral apteria found in individuals of these species initiating breeding in July and August suggested they had bred earlier someplace to the north.
We applied 9-mm PITs with cyanoacrylate glue to the dorsal exterior of the shell and to the ventral anterior of the shell, and by injection into the foot muscle of small adults (trial 1), and applied PITs to the ventral anterior of the shell of juveniles (trial 2).