Definition of Peroral

1. occurring through the mouth [adj]



Medical Definition of Peroral

1. Performed through or administered through the mouth. Origin: L. Per = through, oris = the mouth This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peroral

peroneal phenomenon
peroneal pulley
peroneal retinaculum
peroneal trochlea of calcaneus
peroneal vein
peroneal veins
peroneotibial
perones
peroneus
peroneus brevis
peroneus longus
peroneus tertius
peroqua
peroquas
peroral (current term)
peroral endoscopy
perorally
perorate
perorated
perorates
perorating
peroration
perorational
perorations
perorator
perorators
perosamine
perosis
perospirone

Literary usage of Peroral

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1. Bronchoscopy and Esophagoscopy by Chevalier Jackson (1922)
"By this maneuver the cervical spine is brought in line with the upper portion of the dorsal FOR peroral FIG. 47.—Schematic illustration of normal position ..."

2. Surgical Operations: A Handbook for Students and Practitioners by Friedrich Pels-Leusder (1912)
"... Kuhn 's peroral Intubation. The necessary apparatus consists of a flexible metallic tube provided on its anterior end with a mouthpiece and a shield to ..."

3. International Medical and Surgical Surveyby American Institute of Medicine by American Institute of Medicine (1922)
"Gaseous metabolism experiments on rats and on a thyroidectomized dog showed that peroral administration of small amounts of tyramin and phenylethylamin ..."

4. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1921)
"The safest and best method of removing foreign bodies from the stomach is by peroral gas- troscopy by an experienced endoscopist. Otherwise, operation by a ..."

5. Progressive Medicine by Hobart Amory Hare (1920)
"Of 3 foreign bodies in the trachea, 2 were extracted by peroral endoscopy, ... Of 36 foreign bodies in the bronchi, 29 were extracted by peroral ..."

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