Definitions for aboralæbˈɔr əl, -ˈoʊr-

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  1. aboral(adj)

    opposite to or away from the mouth

    "the aboral surface of a starfish"

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  1. aboral(Adjective)

    Situated opposite to, or away from, the mouth.

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  1. Aboral(adj)

    situated opposite to, or away from, the mouth

  2. Origin: [L. ab. + E. oral.]

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  1. Aboral

    In biology, aboral surfaces are surfaces away from or opposite the mouth. The term is a compound of the Latin preposition ā, a, abs, meaning from or away from and the noun ōs, ōris n., meaning mouth. It is also the opposite of oral which is the end containing the mouth of a radially symmetrical animal.

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