the study and practice of vocally expressing the meaning of written compositions, especially of literature.
[awr-uh-liz-uh m, ohr-] /ˈɔr əˌlɪz əm, ˈoʊr-/ noun 1. the theory, practice, or advocacy of education for the deaf chiefly or exclusively through lipreading, training in speech production, and training of residual hearing.
[awr-uh-list, ohr-] /ˈɔr ə lɪst, ˈoʊr-/ noun 1. an advocate of oralism. 2. a deaf person who communicates through lipreading and speech. adjective 3. of or relating to oralism.
[aw-ral-i-tee, oh-ral-] /ɔˈræl ɪ ti, oʊˈræl-/ noun, Psychoanalysis. 1. the condition or quality of being ; collectively, the personality traits characteristic of the phase of psychosexual development. /ɔːˈrælɪtɪ/ noun 1. the quality of being oral 2. a tendency to favour the spoken rather than the written form of language orality o·ral·i·ty (ôr-āl’ĭ-tē) n. The psychic […]
- Oral lactose tolerance test
oral lactose tolerance test n. A test for lactase deficiency in which plasma glucose levels are measured after a quantity of lactose has been ingested.