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 History of this Word

"ventro" is from "venter" (stomach or abdomen) spoken by ancient people in central Italy around 700 B.C.


In this sense, it is a word added to another word to form a new word.

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grammar is modifier

"ventro-" is a type of prefix


A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "stomach" or "abdomen" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.

Examples of how the word is used

ventro- illustration In cases where ventrosuspension has been undertaken you may need a little longer because of continuing discomfort.
ventro- illustration These connections make the ventromedial cortex an ideal structure for linking the conscious to the unconscious.