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Definition of Aboral

Aboral
Aboral Ab*o"ral, a. [L. ab. + E. oral.] (Zo["o]l.) Situated opposite to, or away from, the mouth.

Meaning of Aboral from wikipedia

- Latin ōrālis, meaning 'of the mouth'), and the opposite surface is the aboral end (from Latin ab-, meaning 'away from'). Unlike vertebrates, cnidarians...
- disc and five arms, though some species have a larger number of arms. The aboral or upper surface may be smooth, granular or spiny, and is covered with overlapping...
- elongated at the axis of the vase-shaped body. In solitary polyps, the aboral end is attached to the substrate by means of a disc-like holdfast called...
- Aboral surface of an Asterias forbesi sea star showing ring of pedicellariae surrounding spine...
- top; the lower surface is described as "oral" and the upper surface as "aboral". Several sea urchins, however, including the sand dollars, are oval in...
- characterized by a pair of trailing gelatinous "wings" that extend beyond the aboral tip. Like other comb jellies, the body wall of nudans consists of an outer...
- Encope emarginata (aboral and oral faces) by Ernst Haeckel (1904)...
- away from the host; this is termed the oral surface. The other side, or aboral surface, attaches to the skin of the host or other substrate. There is a...
- quantity Transverse plane, the plane orthogonal to the anteroposterior or oral-aboral axis Transverse rotors, a type of rotorcraft in which there are two rotors...
- tentacle base than arm base, a recessed club base, and the presence of an aboral tentacle groove. P. sulcus is known from a single specimen caught by the...
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