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Adjective: oral  o-rul
  1. Using speech rather than writing
    "an oral agreement";
    - unwritten
     
  2. Of or relating to or affecting or for use in the mouth
    "oral hygiene"; "an oral thermometer"; "an oral vaccine"
     
  3. (anatomy) 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. (psychoanalysis) 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
Noun: oral  o-rul
  1. An examination conducted by spoken communication
    - oral exam, oral examination, viva voce, viva

Sounds like: aural

Derived forms: orals

See also: buccal, spoken

Type of: exam, examination, test

Antonym: aboral, anal

Encyclopedia: Oral, SD