venter

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noun ven·ter \ ˈven-tər \

Definition of venter

1 :a wife or mother that is a source of offspring
2
[borrowed from New Latin, going back to Latin]
:a protuberant and often hollow anatomical structure: such as
a :the undersurface of the abdomen of an arthropod
b :the swollen basal portion of an archegonium in which an egg develops

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Origin and Etymology of venter

borrowed from Anglo-French ventre "belly, womb, mother," going back to Latin ventr-, venter "belly, womb, bulge"; perhaps, if going back to *wet-ri- or *wed-ri- (with nasal of uncertain origin), akin to Latin uterus "womb," Sanskrit udara- — more at uterus


Venter

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biographical name Ven·ter \ ˈven-tər \

Definition of Venter

J(ohn) Craig 1946–     American geneticist

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venter

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noun ven·ter \ ˈvent-ər \

medical Definition of venter

:an anatomical structure that is protuberant and often hollow: as
a :abdomen; also :a large bodily cavity (as in the head, thorax, or abdomen) containing organs
b :belly 2

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