Definition of Preoral

1. a. Situated in front of, or anterior to, the mouth; as, preoral bands.



Definition of Preoral

1. Adjective. (anatomy) Situated in front of, or anterior to, the mouth. ¹

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Definition of Preoral

1. situated in front of the mouth [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Preoral

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preopercula
preopercular
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preoperculum
preopinion
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preoptimization
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preoption
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preoral (current term)
preorbital
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Literary usage of Preoral

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1. Outlines of Chordate Development by William Erskine Kellicott (1913)
"The preoral Pit and Its Derivatives The preoral pit, the formation of which from the left anterior gut diverticulum has been described, was left as a small ..."

2. Outlines of Chordate Development by William Erskine Kellicott (1913)
"The preoral Pit and Its Derivatives The preoral pit, the formation of which from the left anterior gut diverticulum has been described, was left as a small ..."

3. Journal of Morphology by Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology (1897)
"... in destiny, and probably in cell origin, to the cerebral ganglia, commissures, and apical organ in Crepidula. (g) The preoral Velum ..."

4. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"In Asteroids the band oí cilia becomes divided in such a way as to give rice to two bands, the one preoral, encircling the preoral lobe, ..."

5. Text-book of Comparative Anatomy by Arnold Lang, Henry Meyners Bernard, Matilda Bernard, Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel (1896)
"The chief distinction between them and the Auricularia is the preoral ... This is a circle on the preoral area, and within the circumoral ciliated ring, ..."

6. A Student's Text-book of Zoology by Adam Sedgwick, Joseph Jackson Lister, Arthur Everett Shipley (1898)
"While these changes are going on, the preoral lobe with its ganglion and sense-organs passes into the stomach by the oesophagus and is digested. ..."

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