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oral

adjective announced, articulated, audible, by word of mouth, communicated, enunciated, expressed, expressed in words, phonic, said, said aloud, sounded, spoken, spoken out loud, told, unwritten, uttered, verbal, vocal, vocalized, voiced
Associated concepts: nuncupative will, oral contract, oral testimony, statute of frauds
See also: language, nuncupative, parol, verbal

ORAL. Something spoken in contradistinction to something written; as oral evidence, which is evidence delivered verbally by a witness,

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The distinctive oral plate characters that occur in E.
The outlines of oral plates were drawn from tests placed under a Wild M3Z dissecting microscope equipped with a Wild TYP 308700 drawing tube.
The oral plates form a frame around the mouth region, and the terminals are prominent rectangular plates over the terminal tube feet [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 4E OMITTED].