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- Bot. having both dorsal and ventral surfaces
- Zool. dorsoventral
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- Botany Flattened and having distinct upper and lower surfaces, as most leaves do.
- Biology Extending from a dorsal to a ventral surface: dorsiventral muscles.
- dorˌsi·venˈtral·ly adverb