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[puh-rawr-uh l, -rohr-] /pəˈrɔr əl, -ˈroʊr-/

administered or performed through the mouth, as surgery or administration of a drug.

peroral per·o·ral (pər-ôr’əl)
Performed or administered through or by way of the mouth.


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