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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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com) 8 mm was taken and a disc of ventral skin, ventral perichondrium, cartilage, and dorsal perichondrium was excised, leaving behind only dorsal skin, at point injected.
In the neurocranium, nasal capsules expand ventrolaterally; in Urotrygon nana and Urotrygon munda the capsules migration towards the ventral region is barely evident (Fig.
5,6,7 Keeping in view of the above facts, a new approach of tension-free onlay ventral hernia repair by polypropylene mesh was conducted.
triloba differs from Furcocercaria XIX in the arrangement of the penetration gland-cells (one pair anterior and one pair lateral to the ventral sucker), the absence of caudal bodies in tail stem, smaller body (175 [+ or -] 15/44 [+ or -] 4 vs.
Objective: In this study, we compared the results of patients who underwent laparoscopic and open ventral and incisional hernia repair in our clinic during last four years.
The main objective of this research is to identify the dorsal and ventral of rubber seeds using an image processing approach.
Then one of the following eight different surgical techniques of punch excision was used: (a) ventral skin excision, (b) dorsal skin excision, (c) ventral skin and ventral perichondrium excision, (d) dorsal skin and dorsal perichondrium excision, (e) ventral skin, ventral perichondrium, and cartilage excision, (f) dorsal skin, dorsal perichondrium, and cartilage excision, (g) ventral skin, ventral perichondrium, cartilage, and dorsal perichondrium excision, and (h) dorsal skin, dorsal perichondrium, cartilage, and ventral perichondrium excision.
The irregular polygons of fluorescent actin networks surrounding epithelial cells are much smaller in the ventral epithelium than in the dorsal epithelium (Fig.
Primary ventral hernias with a defect > 2 cm require a mesh
The dorsal and ventral entropion of lower eyelid were surgically managed by Hotz-celsus technique (Fig.