Skip to Content


Pronunciation: ab-ō′rad, -răl

Definition: In a direction away from the mouth; opposite of orad.

[L. ab, from, + os (or-), mouth]

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.