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aboral

[ab-awr-uh l, -ohr-] /æbˈɔr əl, -ˈoʊr-/
adjective, Anatomy, Zoology.
1.
opposite to or away from the mouth.
Origin of aboral
1855-1860
First recorded in 1855-60; ab- + oral
Related forms
aborally, adverb
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aboral

/æbˈɔːrəl/
adjective
1.
(zoology) away from or opposite the mouth
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