[pree-awr-uh l, -ohr-]

Origin of preoral

First recorded in 1865–70; pre- + oral
Related formspre·o·ral·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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preoral in Medicine


  1. Situated or located in front of the mouth.
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