aboral

[ ab-awr-uh l, -ohr- ]
/ æbˈɔr əl, -ˈoʊr- /

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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British Dictionary definitions for aboral

aboral
/ (æbˈɔːrəl) /

adjective

zoology away from or opposite the mouth
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