oral

(redirected from orally)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

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,

References in periodicals archive ?
Provides market data and forecasts for orally inhaled corticosteroid drugs to 2022
Prior to development of an orally disintegrating form of the drug, selegiline--approved for use as an adjunct in treating patients with Parkinson's disease who experience a deterioration in response to levodopa/carbidopa--had been given as a capsule or tablet to be swallowed.
Assessment of results from patients with the Clinical Global Impression of Severity and Improvement scales and the Patient Global Improvement scale significantly favored orally disintegrating selegiline as well at weeks 10-12.
Late Thursday, Calvin Taylor, a receiver from Alemany, orally committed to Dartmouth after taking a recruiting trip there two weeks ago.
The control and the OVA-sensitized animals were orally challenged with 2 mL of a 5 mg/mL OVA solution in tap water or 2 mL of tap water.
After the 4 days, the children were asked, individually, to make up a fairy tale and tell it orally.
The judge concluded that the note itself recited that it was given "for value received," and further, Shpak alleged that Nieginski orally agreed to pay the $115,000 as partial consideration for the assignment of the right of first refusal, and that the oral agreement was reduced to the written note for $107,000.
sales of orally delivered oncology drugs exceeded $5 billion in 2008 would seem to make these drugs a good target for cost reduction by payers, but limited treatment options and the severity of the disease make rigorous cost controls difficult to implement.
Actelion's first drug Tracleer(tm), an orally available dual endothelin receptor antagonist, has been approved as a therapy for pulmonary arterial hypertension.
This endeavor further validates the flexibility and broad application of the company's dication technology platform, and reflects our commitment to developing safe and orally available treatments to cure deadly diseases like Leishmaniasis, Malaria and Trypanosomiasis.
If successful, the next step will be giving the drug, which is administered orally, to volunteers who have the disease.
In earlier studies, these researchers and others had tested younger children and had shown that the orally educated deaf progressed at a much higher rate than the national average for deaf children.