Ventricular

Ven*tric"u*lar

(?), a. [Cf. F. ventriculaire.] Of or pertaining to a ventricle; bellied.
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Ven*tric"u*lite

(?), n. [See Ventriculus.] (Paleon.) Any one of numerous species of siliceous fossil sponges belonging to Ventriculites and allied genera, characteristic of the Cretaceous period.
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Many of them were shaped like vases, others like mushrooms. They belong to the hexactinellids, and are allied to the Venus's basket of modern seas.
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