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aboral

 [ab-or´al]
opposite to, or remote from, the mouth.

ab·o·rad

, aboral (ab-ō'rad, -răl),
In a direction away from the mouth; opposite of orad.
[L. ab, from, + os (or-), mouth]

aboral

/ab·oral/ (ab-or´al) opposite to, away from, or remote from the mouth.

aboral

(ă-bôr′əl)
adj.
Located opposite to or away from the mouth.

ab·o′ral·ly adv.

ab·o·rad

, aboral (ab-ōr'ad, -ăl)
In a direction away from the mouth; opposite of orad.
[L. ab, from, + os (or-), mouth]

aboral

away from or opposite the mouth in those groups of animals that have no clear-cut DORSAL or VENTRAL surfaces.

ab·o·rad

, aboral (ab-ōr'ad, -ăl)
In a direction away from the mouth; opposite of orad.
[L. ab, from, + os (or-), mouth]

aboral

away from the mouth.
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It is likely that all serpulid branchial photoreceptors share a common origin from an epidermal ciliated sensory cell, not unlike the chemo- or mechanosensory cells found throughout the length of the radioles, also in the aboral corners (Smith, 1985).
Aboral cup probably medium cone shaped, width to height ratio approximately 1.
Aboral and lateral differential interference contrast (DIC) microscopic views of the living apical organ in larvae or dissected adult tissue of Mnemiopsis leidyi show four groups of projections rising symmetrically from the concave, thickened epithelial floor (Fig.
Una vez el segmento afectado es aislado del area operatoria y con el segmento necrotico dirigido hacia la porcion craneal de la herida y con porcion que se dirige al ciego en caudal, los vasos mesentericos que irrigan al intestino afectado fueron ligados con Vicryl 2-0, tomando la precaucion de asegurar una buena irrigacion de los bordes sanos del intestino a anastomosar, dos gazas fueron pasadas alrededor del intestino sano a 15 cm del borde necrotico, tanto en el lado aboral como oral del organo, luego el segmento intestinal fue drenado a traves de una enterotomia en su borde anti mesenterico, lo cual facilito la manipulacion de los bordes intestinales a unir.
For each individual, a quarter section of the dry test was analyzed, with oral and aboral plates and spines removed from a lateral quadrant (not including the peristomial membrane).
The maximum width is at the sharp aboral margin, carina is reticulated or laciniated.
Placa centrodorsal circular con una notoria concavidad en el polo aboral, la cual generalmente no presenta cirros.
Total length and diameter were measured with a micrometer, under a stereomicroscope, for the whole extended hydra column from oral to the aboral region.
gutnica Laufeld, 1974, but appendices of the latter species have a long unbranched proximal part as well as long and well-developed curved spines in the aboral part of the neck, which decrease in size towards the aperture.