Sentence Examples


  • The lungs are small and occupy only the dorsal portion of the thoracic cavity.
  • Tail long, its apical half-clothed on the dorsal surface with long hairs.
  • These processes stretch across the body cavity to be inserted in the dorsal and ventral middle lines.
  • At their opposite ends the dorsal and ventral vessels are probably connected with one another by means of a splanchnic sinus surrounding the stomach.
  • Beneath the epidermis is a longitudinal layer of muscle-fibres which are separated into four distinct groups by the dorsal, ventral and lateral areas; these are occupied by a continuation of the epidermic layer; in the lateral areas run two thin-walled tubes with clear contents, which unite in the anterior part of the body and open by a pore situated on the ventral surface usually about a quarter or a third of the body length from the anterior end.