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per os

 [per os] (L.)
by mouth.

per os (PO),

(per os),
By or through the mouth, denoting a method of delivering medication.
[L.]

per os

(per os) [L.] by mouth.

per os

[pər os′]
Etymology: L
by mouth.

per os

Latin instruction, by mouth.
 
Use of the Latin instructions for therapeutics is waning; usage of plain English is preferred from all perspectives, including informed consent and liability reduction.

per os

By mouth, orally

per os

(PO) (pĕr os)
By or through the mouth, denoting a method of medication or feeding.
See: peroral
[L.]

per os

(PO) (pĕr os)
By or through the mouth, denoting method of delivering medication.
[L.]

per os

[L.] by mouth.
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The second per os challenge experiment consisted of two treatment and two control groups.
In the initial per os experiment there was no significant difference in mortality between Lysmata adults (40%) and L.
Of the Lysmata that died from experimental infection, only those in the first per os experiment tested positive for WSSV (Table 1).
Per os experiments in this study were conducted on different dates (April and July 2002) and it is possible that the WSSV infected shrimp tissue used in these two challenges may have varied in viral load.
5] WNV plaque forming units per ml serum) within 5 days postinoculation (DPI), and/or shed virus per os or per cloaca.