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Through or by way of the mouth: a peroral infection; peroral administration of fluids.

per·o′ral·ly adv.
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(Medicine) med administered through the mouth; occurring via the mouth
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(pəˈrɔr əl, -ˈroʊr-)

administered or performed through the mouth, as surgery or administration of a drug.
[1905–10; < Latin per ōr(am) through the mouth + -al1]
per•o′ral•ly, adv.
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