anteroventral

adjective
an·​tero·​ven·​tral | \ ˌan-tə-(ˌ)rō-ˈven-trəl How to pronounce anteroventral (audio) \

Medical Definition of anteroventral

: located in front and toward the lower surface The key morphological innovations producing these holes are found on the vomer, the anteroventral element of the neurocranium.— Stephen F. Norton, Science, 1 July 1988

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anteroventrally adverb

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