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dorsiventral

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adjective dor·si·ven·tral \ˌdȯr-si-ˈven-trəl\

Definition of dorsiventral

  1. 1 :  having distinct dorsal and ventral surfaces

  2. 2 :  dorsoventral 1

dor·si·ven·tral·i·ty play \-ven-ˈtra-lə-tē\ noun
dor·si·ven·tral·ly play \-ˈven-trə-lē\ adverb


Circa 1882

First Known Use of dorsiventral

circa 1882

Rhymes with dorsiventral


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