ventriculus

noun
ven·​tric·​u·​lus | \ ven-ˈtri-kyə-ləs How to pronounce ventriculus (audio) , vən- \
plural ventriculi\ ven-​ˈtri-​kyə-​ˌlī How to pronounce ventriculi (audio) , -​ˌlē , vən-​ \

Definition of ventriculus

: a digestive cavity (such as a gizzard or stomach)

First Known Use of ventriculus

1693, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ventriculus

borrowed from Latin ventriculus "stomach, cavity in an organ" — more at ventricle

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“Ventriculus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ventriculus. Accessed 29 Mar. 2020.

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ventriculus

noun
ven·​tric·​u·​lus | \ ven-ˈtrik-yə-ləs, vən- How to pronounce ventriculus (audio) \
plural ventriculi\ -​ˌlī How to pronounce ventriculi (audio) \

Medical Definition of ventriculus

: a digestive cavity (as the stomach or gizzard)

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