Ventral vs Mesosternum - What's the difference?

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In anatomy|lang=en terms the difference between ventral and mesosternum

is that ventral is (anatomy) on the front side of the human body, or the corresponding surface of an animal, usually the lower surface while mesosternum is (anatomy) the middle portion, or body, of the sternum.

As nouns the difference between ventral and mesosternum

is that ventral is any of the enlarged and transversely elongated scales that extend down the underside of a snake's body from the neck to the anal scale while mesosternum is (anatomy) the middle portion, or body, of the sternum.

As an adjective ventral

is related to the abdomen or stomach.

ventral

English

Adjective

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  • Related to the abdomen or stomach
  • (anatomy) On the front side of the human body, or the corresponding surface of an animal, usually the lower surface.
  • An anatomical term referring to the bottom portion of either foot and/or hand.
  • Antonyms

    * dorsal

    Derived terms

    * ventrally

    Coordinate terms

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    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Any of the enlarged and transversely elongated scales that extend down the underside of a snake's body from the neck to the anal scale.
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    mesosternum

    English

    Noun

    (mesosterna)
  • (anatomy) The middle portion, or body, of the sternum.
  • (entomology) The ventral piece of the middle segment of the thorax.
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