Trel (trellia_chan) wrote in 1word1day,

Wednesday word: venter



In zoology:

1. the abdomen or belly, the undercarriage of an animal
2. a bellylike cavity
3. a bellylike protuberance

In law:

1. the womb
2: a wife or mother who is the source of offspring
3. in venter, conceived but not yet born

Origin:  Latin, venter meaning belly. First known use 1535-1545

Related: adj: ventral, of or related to the belly; abdominal 
Tags: adj, adjective, biology, latin, medical, noun, scientific, v, wordsmith: trellia_chan

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