venter

n.

  1. One who vents; one who utters, reports, or publishes.
  2. The belly; the abdomen; -- sometimes applied to any large cavity containing viscera.
  3. The uterus, or womb.
  4. A belly, or protuberant part; a broad surface; as, the venter of a muscle; the venter, or anterior surface, of the scapula.
  5. The lower part of the abdomen in insects.
  6. A pregnant woman; a mother; as, A has a son B by one venter, and a daughter C by another venter; children by different venters.