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ventral (VEN truhl) (adjective)
1. A reference to the front, or belly side, of an organ or body; the opposite of dorsal.
2. Etymology: from French ventral, which came from Late Latin ventralis, "of" or "pertaining to the belly" or "stomach"; from Latin venter, ventris, "belly, paunch"; so, ventr- refers to the "belly side of the body" + -al, "pertaining to, referring to".
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ventral
1. Relating to or situated on or close to the abdomen; abdominal.
2. Relating to or situated on or close to the anterior aspect of the human body or the lower surface of the body of an animal.
3. A relationship to the front or anterior aspect of the body; such as, the belly.
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ventral cavity (s) (noun), ventral cavities (pl)
Located along the front of the body; it includes, the thoracic cavity, the abdominal cavity, and the pelvic cavity.

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ventral
A reference to the abdomen, as opposed to the dorsal or the back.
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