orad

[ awr-ad, ohr- ]
/ ˈɔr æd, ˈoʊr- /

adverb Anatomy, Zoology.

toward the mouth or the oral region.

Nearby words

  1. oracles,
  2. oracular,
  3. oracularity,
  4. oracularly,
  5. oracy,
  6. oradea,
  7. orae,
  8. oral,
  9. oral biology,
  10. oral cavity

Origin of orad

1890–95; < Latin ōr- (stem of ōs) mouth + -ad3

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Medicine definitions for orad

orad

[ ôrăd′ ]

adj.

In a direction toward the mouth.
Situated nearer the mouth in relation to a specific reference point.

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