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peroral

[ puh-rawr-uhl, -rohr- ]
/ pəˈrɔr əl, -ˈroʊr- /
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adjective
administered or performed through the mouth, as surgery or administration of a drug.
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Origin of peroral

First recorded in 1905–10; per- + oral

OTHER WORDS FROM peroral

per·o·ral·ly, adverb
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Medical definitions for peroral

peroral
[ pər-ôrəl ]

adj.
Performed or administered through or by way of the mouth.
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