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Venter

Definition
noun, plural: venters
(1) A bulbous, typically hollow, structure; a belly; an abdomen
(2) Any belly-like protruberant part or structure, e.g. the venter or the fleshy contractible belly of a muscle
(3) (botany) The bulbous basal part of an archegonium
Supplement
Word origin: Latin venter (belly, womb, offspring)
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