Adoral



adoral

adoral ad·o·ral (ād-ôr’əl)
adj.
At, near or toward the mouth.
Historical Examples

The adoral zone runs into this pocket and the mouth is located in its lower right-hand corner.
Marine Protozoa from Woods Hole Gary N. Calkins

To the right of this adoral zone is a single line of preoral cilia.
Marine Protozoa from Woods Hole Gary N. Calkins

The adoral zone and peristome agree with the details given in the family characteristics.
Marine Protozoa from Woods Hole Gary N. Calkins

The adoral zone is well developed upon the left edge of the peristome, from which it passes around anteriorly to the right edge.
Marine Protozoa from Woods Hole Gary N. Calkins

The adoral zone is fairly well developed, but not distinctly marked off from the remaining ventral surface.
Marine Protozoa from Woods Hole Gary N. Calkins

The region surrounded by the adoral zone is frequently drawn out into an anterior process, occasionally bearing a pigment mass.
Marine Protozoa from Woods Hole Gary N. Calkins

In front the peristome bends sharply to the right and extends as far as the right end of the adoral zone.
Marine Protozoa from Woods Hole Gary N. Calkins

The adoral zone extends to the posterior third of the body, the mouth and œsophagus are directed anteriorly.
Marine Protozoa from Woods Hole Gary N. Calkins

The left edge also appears to cover over the adoral zone slightly.
Marine Protozoa from Woods Hole Gary N. Calkins

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