[ awr-ad, ohr- ]
/ ˈɔr æd, ˈoʊr- /
adverb Anatomy, Zoology.
toward the mouth or the oral region.
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Origin of orad
1890–95; <Latin ōr- (stem of ōs) mouth + -ad3
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Medical definitions for orad
[ ôr′ăd′ ]
In a direction toward the mouth.
Situated nearer the mouth in relation to a specific reference point.
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