Definitions

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  • adj. Situated under, or on the ventral side of, the intestine.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Situated under, or on the ventral side of, the intestine.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Situated beneath the intestine.

Etymologies

sub- +‎ intestinal (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The branches which it gives off to all parts of the body unite again in a larger venous vessel at the underside of the gut, called the subintestinal vein (Figures 1.210 o and 2.212 E).

    The Evolution of Man — Volume 2

  • Inside we find the first blood-vessels, an upper or dorsal vessel, corresponding to the aorta, between the gut and the dorsal cord, and a lower or ventral vessel, corresponding to the subintestinal vein, at the lower border of the gut.

    The Evolution of Man — Volume 2

  • The other corresponds to the subintestinal vein and the ventral vessel of the worms.

    The Evolution of Man — Volume 2

  • From the dorsal vessel is evolved the aorta (or principal artery), from the ventral vessel the principal or subintestinal vein.

    The Evolution of Man — Volume 2

  • A genital chamber (ventral section of the gonocoel), x pronephridium, B its coelom-aperture, C atrium, D body-cavity, E visceral cavity, F subintestinal vein, G aorta (the left branch connected by a branchial vessel with the subintestinal vein), H renal vessel.

    The Evolution of Man — Volume 2

  • The heart is originally only a local spindle-shaped enlargement of the large ventral blood-vessel or principal vein, at the point where the subintestinal passes into the branchial artery, at the limit of the head and trunk (Figures 1.170 and 1.171).

    The Evolution of Man — Volume 1

  • (or subintestinal) vein, mt myotome, mm muscular mass of the provertebra, mp middle plate, ug prorenal duct, lh body-cavity, e ectoderm of the rudimentary extremities, mz mesenchymic cells, z point where the myotome and nephrotome separate.

    The Evolution of Man — Volume 1

  • D body-cavity, E visceral cavity, F subintestinal vein, G aorta, H renal vessel.)

    The Evolution of Man — Volume 2

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