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preoral

[pree-awr-uh l, -ohr-] /priˈɔr əl, -ˈoʊr-/
adjective, Zoology
1.
situated in front of or before the mouth.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; pre- + oral
Related forms
preorally, adverb
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pre-oral in Medicine

preoral pre·o·ral (prē-ôr'əl)
adj.
Situated or located in front of the mouth.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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