ventrolateral

adjective
ven·​tro·​lat·​er·​al | \ ˌven-ˌtrō-ˈla-tə-rəl How to pronounce ventrolateral (audio) , -ˈla-trəl \

Definition of ventrolateral

: ventral and lateral

Examples of ventrolateral in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The second area—cumbersomely dubbed the ventrolateral part of the ventromedial hypothalamus, or VMHvl—is associated with aggression. Emily Willingham, Scientific American, 3 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of ventrolateral

circa 1836, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ventrolateral

ventro- + lateral entry 1

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“Ventrolateral.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ventrolateral. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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More Definitions for ventrolateral

ventrolateral

adjective
ven·​tro·​lat·​er·​al | \ ˌven-ˌtrō-ˈlat-ə-rəl, -ˈla-trəl How to pronounce ventrolateral (audio) \

Medical Definition of ventrolateral

: ventral and lateral

Other Words from ventrolateral

ventrolaterally \ -​ē How to pronounce ventrolateral (audio) \ adverb

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