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

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mirabilis appears to be affected by the oral plate disparity: the anterior oral areas tend to have one or two more plates than their posterior counterparts (Nisiyama 1968, p.
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].