dorsiventral

adjective
dor·​si·​ven·​tral | \ ˌdȯr-si-ˈven-trəl How to pronounce dorsiventral (audio) \

Definition of dorsiventral

1 : having distinct dorsal and ventral surfaces

Other Words from dorsiventral

dorsiventrality \ ˌdȯr-​si-​ven-​ˈtra-​lə-​tē How to pronounce dorsiventrality (audio) \ noun
dorsiventrally \ ˌdȯr-​si-​ˈven-​trə-​lē How to pronounce dorsiventrally (audio) \ adverb

First Known Use of dorsiventral

circa 1882, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Dorsiventral.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dorsiventral. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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