aboral


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aboral

[a′bȯr·əl]
(invertebrate zoology)
Opposite to the mouth.
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Type CS radiolar eyes are single compound eyes on one aboral corner at the base of the two dorsalmost radioles.
En nuestro caso, los diverticulos se encontraban en el duodeno aboral y en el yeyuno.
Goniocrinus with a medium cone-shaped aboral cup; stellate ridges on aboral cup plates; low infrabasals; deep, peneplenary radial facets; two, high primibrachials; high secundibrachials; much expansion along the distal margin of brachials; ramulate arms with admedial ramule every second brachial; and a recurred anal sac with multiple vertical ridges formed by plate sculpturing; column pentagonal; cirri in middle part of column.
Three to five biopsy specimens were obtained from the aboral part of the duodenum with standard forceps during upper endoscopy.
Fraction A contained the mesocolic or perirectal tissues around the tumor and 1 cm away in both oral and aboral directions.
It is renowned for its brilliant, royal blue color, although it also occurs in various shades of blue, brown, apricot, salmon-orange, gray or purple, sometimes with colors on the aboral surface different from those on the oral surface (Marsh 1974, 1977; Clark and Courtman-Stock 1976; STW, pers.
Animals were turned upside-down and pressed lightly on their aboral surface.
0 mm Length from the condyle: aboral border of the condyle process--infradentale 493.
Using conventional differential interference contrast (DIC) microscopy, I describe structures, heretofore not reported, in the well-studied aboral sensory complex, or apical organ, of ctenophores.