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Situated or moving away from the region of the mouth; situated furthest from the mouth. Opposed to orad.→ orad
Away from the region of the mouth. Opposed to orad.→ orad
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Burt Green Wilder (1841–1925). From ab- + orad.
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