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oral meaning

EN[ˈɔːɹəl]
WOral
  • The word oral may refer to: As an adjective: the mouth, the first portion of the alimentary canal that receives food and saliva speech communication as opposed to writing oral administration of medicines oral schools, schools that use oralism to teach the deaf
  • NounPLorals
    1. NC A spoken test or examination, particularly in a language class.
      1. NC A physical examination of the mouth.
        1. NU Oral sex.
        2. Adjective
          1. Relating to the mouth.
            1. Spoken rather than written.
              1. an oral presentation; an oral French exam
          2. More Examples
            1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
              • The content of survey include oral hygiene state, gingivitis, periodontitis, dental caries, agomphosis, dental prosthesis, leukokeratosis.
              • However, the oral bioavailability of AAS is poor, and its main components including lappaconitine and ranaconitine have a relatively short half-life.
              • I listened to little oral essays on jelly blubbers, men-o'-war, sea slugs, blue-bottles, giant crabs, and even prawns.
            2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
              • Oral bisphosphonates were the predominant treatment recommended by physicians with 35 of the 44 patients reporting that their physician recommended alendronate, ibandronate, or risedronate (Table 4).

          Meaning of oral for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "oral" is an adjective, more specifically, an uncomparable adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum.
          • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
            1. Adjectives
              • Uncomparable adjectives
              • Nouns
                • Countable nouns
                  • Singularia tantum
                    • Uncountable nouns
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