Last modified on 15 December 2014, at 15:20

aboral

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

ab- (away from) +‎ oral (the mouth)

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

aboral (comparative more aboral, superlative most aboral)

  1. (zoology) Situated opposite to, or away from, the mouth. [First attested in the mid 19th century.][1]

Related termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 6