[awr-ad, ohr-]
adverb Anatomy, Zoology.
toward the mouth or the oral region.

1890–95; < Latin ōr- (stem of ōs) mouth + -ad3

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orad o·rad (ôr'ād')

  1. In a direction toward the mouth.

  2. Situated nearer the mouth in relation to a specific reference point.

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