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aboral

[ab-awr-uh l, -ohr-]
adjective Anatomy, Zoology.
  1. opposite to or away from the mouth.
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Origin of aboral

First recorded in 1855–60; ab- + oral
Related formsab·o·ral·ly, adverb
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aboral

adjective
  1. zoology away from or opposite the mouth
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