Of, pertaining to, or situated near, the belly, or ventral side, of an animal or of one of its parts; hemal; abdominal; as, the ventral fin of a fish; the ventral root of a spinal nerve; -- opposed to dorsal.
- Anatomy Relating to or situated on or close to the abdomen; abdominal.
- Anatomy Relating to or situated on or close to the anterior aspect of the human body or the lower surface of the body of an animal.
- Botany Of or on the lower or inner surface of an organ that faces the axis; adaxial.
- A ventral fin.
- The abdominal segment of an insect.