Definitions of oral:
- noun: an examination conducted by word of mouth
- adjective: of or involving the mouth or mouth region or the surface on which the mouth is located
Example: "The oral cavity"
- adjective: using speech rather than writing
Example: "An oral tradition"
- adjective: of or relating to or affecting or for use in the mouth
Example: "Oral hygiene"
- adjective: 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
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