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  • adj. Alternative form of ventricose.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In zoology and anatomy: Bellying; resembling a belly; swelled up or out; distended; ventricose.
  • In conchology, having the whorls or the valves of the shell swollen or strongly convex. See cuts under Dolium, Turbo, bivalve, and Pectinid√¶.
  • In botany, same as ventricose.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having a swelling on one side

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