Share this entry
ventromedial Line breaks: ventro|medial
Pronunciation: /ˌvɛntrə(ʊ)ˈmiːdiəl/

Definition of ventromedial in English:


Situated towards the middle of the ventral side.
Example sentences
  • Cells in the ventromedial nucleus of the hypothalamus have been shown to selectively express steroidogenic factor - 1.
  • The descending fibers of the spinal tract of the trigeminal nerve can be observed ventromedial to the inferior cerebellar peduncle.
  • The ventromedial section is linked to personality and social behaviour.


Example sentences
  • The post-tympanic process of the squamosal is developed with a vertical process that forms a long, slim, ventromedially directed point.
  • It merges ventromedially with a small collection of gray matter called the zona incerta.
Definition of ventromedial in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources