Definition of dorsiventrality in US English:

dorsiventrality

noun

Botany
  • See dorsiventral

    • ‘Both species show architectural dorsiventrality in that the prophyll of the first-order axillary bud is ventral and vascular dorsiventrality in that all midvein leaf traces arise from ventral vascular sympodia.’
    • ‘In addition, these modified leaves displayed a reduced dorsiventrality with ramified and larger epidermal trichomes (not shown).’
    • ‘During this time, dorsiventrality was established, but a radicle was not yet differentiated.’
    • ‘These results do not indicate that in potatoes the dorsiventrality of the leaves is induced by the stem apex.’
    • ‘With the possible exception of some early Chinese fossils, the origin of lamination significantly post-dates determinacy and dorsiventrality.’

Pronunciation

dorsiventrality

/-venˈtralitē/