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dorsoventral

[dawr-soh-ven-truh l] /ˌdɔr soʊˈvɛn trəl/
adjective
1.
Zoology. pertaining to the dorsal and ventral aspects of the body; extending from the dorsal to the ventral side:
the dorsoventral axis.
2.
Botany, dorsiventral.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; dorso- + ventral
Related forms
dorsoventrality, noun
dorsoventrally, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for dorsoventral

dorsoventral

/ˌdɔːsəʊˈvɛntrəl/
adjective
1.
relating to both the dorsal and ventral sides; extending from the back to the belly
2.
(botany) a variant spelling of dorsiventral
Derived Forms
dorsoventrally, adverb
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