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aboral

[ ab-awr-uhl, -ohr- ]
/ æbˈɔr əl, -ˈoʊr- /
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adjective Anatomy, Zoology.
opposite to or away from the mouth.
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Origin of aboral

First recorded in 1855–60; ab- + oral

OTHER WORDS FROM aboral

ab·o·ral·ly, adverb
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How to use aboral in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for aboral

aboral
/ (æbˈɔːrəl) /

adjective
zoology away from or opposite the mouth
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