preoral


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pre·o·ral

(prē-ō'răl),
In front of the mouth.
[pre- + L. os (or-), mouth]

preoral

(prē-ôr′əl)
adj.
Situated in front of the mouth.

pre·o·ral

(prē-ō'răl)
In front of the mouth.
[pre- + L. os (or-), mouth]

preoral

situated rostral to the mouth; in front of the mouth.
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The upper part of the velum was covered with two types of cilia; long outer preoral cilia (i.
Snout fleshy, short, broadly rounded; not acute at apex, but without obvious apical lobe; angle 110[degrees] (123[degrees]); narrowly rounded when viewed laterally, becoming slightly more depressed towards apex; preoral snout length 1.