Definition of ventromedial in English:

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ventromedial

Pronunciation: /ˌventrōˈmēdēəl/

adjective

Biology
Situated toward 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.

Derivatives

ventromedially

adverb
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.

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Syllabification: ven·tro·me·di·al

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