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preoral

[pree-awr-uh l, -ohr-]
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adjective Zoology.
  1. situated in front of or before the mouth.
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Origin of preoral

First recorded in 1865–70; pre- + oral
Related formspre·o·ral·ly, adverb
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preoral

(prē-ôrəl)
adj.
  1. Situated or located in front of the mouth.
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