venter

1. SYN: abdomen. 2. [NA] SYN: belly (2). 3. One of the great cavities of the body. 4. The uterus. [L. v. (ventr-), belly]
- v. anterior musculi digastrici [TA] SYN: anterior belly of digastric muscle.
- v. inferior musculi omohyoidei [TA] SYN: inferior belly of omohyoid muscle.
- v. posterior musculi digastrici [TA] SYN: posterior belly of digastric muscle.
- v. superior musculi omohyoidei [TA] SYN: superior belly of omohyoid muscle.

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ven·ter 'vent-ər n 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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ven·ter (venґtər) pl. venґtres [L. “belly”] 1. [TA] belly: anatomic terminology for a fleshy contractile part of a muscle. 2. abdomen. 3. any hollowed part or cavity.

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  • Venter — is a surname, and may refer to:* Brendan Venter (1969 ) Rugby union footballer * Christoffel Venter (1892 1977) South African military commander * Craig Venter (1946 ) American biologist and businessman * Dora Venter (1976 ) Hungarian… …   Wikipedia

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  • VENTER — a Graec. εντερον, quia intestinorum locus est: pessimum corporum vas, instat ut creditor et saepius die appellat, Huius gratiâ praecipue avaritia expetrtur: huic luxuria conditur: huic navigatur ad Phasini: huic profundi vada exquiruntur. Et nemo …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Venter — Vent er, n. [L.] 1. (Anat.) (a) The belly; the abdomen; sometimes applied to any large cavity containing viscera. (b) The uterus, or womb. (c) A belly, or protuberant part; a broad surface; as, the venter of a muscle; the venter, or anterior… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • venter — [ven′tər] n. [Anglo Fr < L venter: see VENTRAL] 1. Anat. Zool. a) the belly, or abdomen b) a protuberance like a belly, as on a muscle c) a cavity or hollowed surface 2. Law the womb: used in designating maternal parentage, as in children of… …   English World dictionary

  • Venter — Venter, lat., Bauch, Mutterleib, Leibesfrucht; ventris cura, Rechtsvorsorge für das noch ungeborne Kind. Plenus venter non studet libenter, bei vollem Bauch kann man nicht studieren …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Venter — Porté dans la Meuse et en Belgique, devrait correspondre au néerlandais venter (= colporteur) …   Noms de famille

  • venter — Venter. v. n. imperson. Faire vent. Il a venté toute la nuit, qu il pleuve, qu il gresle, ou qu il vente. Il se construit quelquefois avec le mot de Vent, & alors il n est plus impersonnel, & veut dire, proprement, Souffler; comme dans ces… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Venter — Vent er, n. One who vents; one who utters, reports, or publishes. [R.] Barrow. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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