[pree-awr-uhl, -ohr-]
adjective Zoology.
situated in front of or before the mouth.

1865–70; pre- + oral

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

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There is a preoral spine on the ventral midline and there are post-antennal spines.
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