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produced by the voice

expressed or transmitted in speech

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an examination conducted by spoken communication

using speech rather than writing

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of or involving the mouth or mouth region or the surface on which the mouth is located

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a stage in psychosexual development when the child's interest is concentrated in the mouth

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However, the posterior areas normally contain one or two fewer plates, resulting from the oral plate disparity described above.
Variation in oral plate size can be studied by measuring plate areas with a digitizer.
For each series of 10 oral plate boundaries, the digitizing program automatically calculated all intersegmental angles ([Theta]) and the maximum intersegmental angle achieved in that region ([[Theta].
Therefore, the developmental stages of oral plates and aboral plates were determined as the number of discontinuous interambulacral plates and the number of tube-foot pore-pairs, respectively.
On the oral side, five pairs of elongate oral plates are present, one on each side of the radial canal, and five pairs of triradiate ambulacral spicules are present at the base of the tube feet.