orale

noun
ora·​le | \ ō-ˈrā-lē How to pronounce orale (audio) \

Medical Definition of orale

: the point where a line drawn tangent to the inner margin of the sockets of the two middle incisors of the upper jaw and projected onto the hard palate intersects the midsagittal plane

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“Orale.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/orale. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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