peroral

adjective
per·oral | \(ˌ)pər-ˈȯr-əl, per-, -ˈär-\

Definition of peroral 

: occurring through or by way of the mouth

Other Words from peroral

perorally \(ˌ)pər-ˈȯr-ə-lē, per-, -ˈär- \ adverb

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1908, in the meaning defined above

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peroral

adjective
per·oral | \(ˌ)pər-ˈōr-əl, pe(ə)r-, -ˈȯr-, -ˈär- \

Medical Definition of peroral 

: done, occurring, or obtained through or by way of the mouth peroral administration of a drug peroral infection

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perorally \-ə-lē \ adverb

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