Ventral

Science / Biology / Ventral: Term applied to the lower side of a fish, or to the chest of a land vertebrate.

Ventral Fin

Technology / Aviation / Ventral Fin: A fin/rudder extension on the bottom of a fuselage. Opposite of DORSAL FIN. MORE

Epigastric Fold

Science / Spiders / Epigastric Fold: A fold and groove separating the anterior part of the ventral abdomen (with epigyne and book lungs) from the posterior part. MORE

Counter-Illumination

Science / Marine Biology / Counter-Illumination: Having bioluminescent organs that are concentrated on the ventral surface so as to increase the effect of countershading (see also countershading) MORE

Dorsal Fin

Technology / Aviation / Dorsal Fin: A lateral fin/rudder extension on the top of a fuselage. Opposite of VENTRAL FIN. MORE

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