Definition of ventromedial in English:

ventromedial

adjective

Biology
  • Situated towards the middle of the ventral side.

    • ‘The macular pad forms an island on the ventromedial part of the thin wall.’
    • ‘Called the ventromedial prefrontal cortex, it lies just a couple of inches behind the right eye.’
    • ‘The descending fibers of the spinal tract of the trigeminal nerve can be observed ventromedial to the inferior cerebellar peduncle.’
    • ‘The ventromedial section is linked to personality and social behaviour.’
    • ‘Cells in the ventromedial nucleus of the hypothalamus have been shown to selectively express steroidogenic factor - 1.’

Pronunciation:

ventromedial

/ˌvɛntrə(ʊ)ˈmiːdiəl/