aboral

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aboral

[a′bȯr·əl]
(invertebrate zoology)
Opposite to the mouth.
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Viewed aborally, lateral margin of metaplica is curled outwards, with horizontal, triangular lobe overlapping medially with opposite gonopod laminata (Lawrence, 1965)
Telocoxal spine long, with broad base, directed aborally ochropygialis (Schubart, 1966)
2] element: posterior process short, with 2-3 discrete, rather high denticles, anterior process directed aborally and inwards, with 3-4 discrete denticles, a little higher than those of the posterior process, cusp very high.