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- adv. In a ventral way or manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a ventral situation or direction; on or toward the belly; with respect to the venter.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a ventral location or direction
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I thought later on that it might be a partial diapophysis*, as those of brachiosaurids can descend ventrally from the side of the centrum as plate-like processes with smoothly convex lateral surfaces.
Chicks are either entirely brown-gray, or white ventrally.
The adult plumage of penguins is blue-black or gray dorsally (back) and white ventrally (front).
Observe: You can clearly view the cardiac stomach and the pyloric stomach … and here, the ganglion extends the entire length of the body ventrally.
Behind the pilot sits a standard astromech droid, plugged into an abbreviated, ventrally-fed socket which requires the droid to compress slightly in order to fit within the vessel's curves.
Three pairs of segmented thoracic legs are thoracic and gills are often present ventrally or laterally on the abdomen.
The two pairs of antennae are elongate and curved ventrally.
Thirdly, the huge eyes appear to have forced other skull structures to become compressed or reduced: the frontal sinuses are strongly compressed and located further ventrally than is normal for seals; the nasal cavity has been forced into an unusually low position; and the brain has been displaced backwards.
The ridge is ventrally rounded, and not keel-like (Ősi et al. 2005).
Since their body is small and dorso-ventrally flattened, there is no need for any sort of respiratory system.