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peroral

[puh-rawr-uh l, -rohr-] /pəˈrɔr əl, -ˈroʊr-/
adjective
1.
administered or performed through the mouth, as surgery or administration of a drug.
Origin of peroral
1905-1910
First recorded in 1905-10; per- + oral
Related forms
perorally, adverb
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peroral in Medicine

peroral per·o·ral (pər-ôr'əl)
adj.
Performed or administered through or by way of the mouth.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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