dorsoventral

adjective
dor·​so·​ven·​tral | \ ˌdȯr-sō-ˈven-trəl How to pronounce dorsoventral (audio) \

Definition of dorsoventral

1 : relating to, involving, or extending along the axis joining the dorsal and ventral sides

Other Words from dorsoventral

dorsoventrality \ ˌdȯr-​sō-​ven-​ˈtra-​lə-​tē How to pronounce dorsoventral (audio) \ noun
dorsoventrally \ ˌdȯr-​sō-​ˈven-​trə-​lē How to pronounce dorsoventral (audio) \ adverb

First Known Use of dorsoventral

1870, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for dorsoventral

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The first known use of dorsoventral was in 1870

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“Dorsoventral.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dorsoventral. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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dorsoventral

adjective
dor·​so·​ven·​tral | \ -ˈven-trəl How to pronounce dorsoventral (audio) \

Medical Definition of dorsoventral

: relating to, involving, or extending along the axis joining the dorsal and ventral sides dorsoventral compression

Other Words from dorsoventral

dorsoventrality \ -​ven-​ˈtral-​ət-​ē How to pronounce dorsoventral (audio) \ noun, plural dorsoventralities
dorsoventrally \ -​ˈven-​trə-​lē How to pronounce dorsoventral (audio) \ adverb

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