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  Definition of oral
  1. an examination conducted by word of mouth
  2. a stage in psychosexual development when the child''s interest is concentrated in the mouth; fixation at this stage is said to result in dependence, selfishness, and aggression
  3. of or involving the mouth or mouth region or the surface on which the mouth is located; "the oral cavity"; "the oral mucous membrane"; "the oral surface of a starfish"
  4. using speech rather than writing; "an oral tradition"; "an oral agreement"
  5. of or relating to or affecting or for use in the mouth; "oral hygiene"; "an oral thermometer"; "an oral vaccine"
Similar Words: oral exam, oral examination, viva voce, viva, unwritten

 

Pertainyms: mouth, oral cavity, oral fissure, rima oris

 

Language Translations:
Albanian: gojore   Chinese: 口头  
Dutch: mondelijk   Finnish: suullinen  
French: oral   German: oral  
Hungarian: orális   Indonesian: lisan  
Italian: orale   Japanese: 口頭の  
Korean: 구두의   Kurdish: devkî  
Portuguese: oral   Russian: устный  
Spanish: oral   Swedish: muntlig  
 
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