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aboral

[a′bȯr·əl]
(invertebrate zoology)
Opposite to the mouth.
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From orad to aborad, we observed the following: 1) the duodenum, a large and wide simple loop followed by a relatively symmetric Meckel track presenting the Meckel diverticulum at its extreme; 2) the supraduodenal or ileac loop, which is closely attached to the duodenal loop by mesenterium and vascularly supplied by branches of the duodenal vessels; 3) a large supracecal kink formed by the aborad portion of small intestine; 4) a pair of vestigial ceca; and 5) a short and straight rectum (colon) closely attached to the dorsal coelomic wall, all of which are supplied by the caudal mesenteric blood vessels.
46) Since World War II this process has intensified as transnational corporations (TNCs) have sought, through investment, acquisitions, and accumulation aborad, to "decentralize" their operations to lowercost, usually non-union firms in other regions or hemispheres.
Increasingly also, graduates have been sent aborad for the advanced study of theology so that, when they return, they may contribute to theological education in China.
B&W has had many visitors from aborad at the plant and avers that it is very interested in similar opportunities in Eastern Europe and Asia, particularly China.
Path V: Aware research to find competitive advantages aborad.
An example is the brief coverage given to the issue of ethnic populations aborad.
Modern communications also changes the meaning of "study aborad.
In some cases, the repeal of the export-source rule could tip the scales in a company's decision whether to locate a manufacturing facility in the United States or aborad.
The new British-built arrays are so stable that flight controllers now routinely detect the vibrations of other mechanisms aborad the spacecraft, such a tape recorders, communication antennas, and the aperture door.
What began as the left's effort to extend the principle of individual and civil rights to victims of state abuses aborad has burgeoned into a worldwide crusade for human rights and democracy to which even President Bush must be held accountable.
The concerns of ACM members and those of ACM for computer scientists and their intellectual freedom here and aborad were vocalized.
Over 100 art pieces of professional calligraphers from within the country and aborad will be displayed in the four-day exhibition which would serve as a treat for art lovers of capital, he said.