The word oral may refer to:
As an adjective:
- the mouth. The mouth, buccal cavity, or oral cavity is the first portion of the Alimentary canal that receives food and begins digestion by mechanically breaking up
- speech communication as opposed to writing. Speech refers to the processes associated with the production and perception of Sounds used in Spoken language.
- oral schools use oralism to teach the deaf. Manualism and oralism are two opposing philosophies regarding the education of the Deaf.
- oral stage, Sigmund Freud's name for a child's development during the first 0 to 18 months of life, in which an infant's pleasure centers are in the mouth. The oral stage in Psychoanalysis is the term used by Sigmund Freud to describe his theory of child development during the first 18 months of life in which an
- oral sex
- Oral, Kazakhstan, a city
- Royaume d'Oral, 18th Century French name for the Principality of Bethio on the Senegal River in West Africa
- Oral Roberts, an American televangelist. Oral sex refers to sexual activities involving the use of the Mouth, and may include use of the Tongue, Teeth, and Throat, in order Oral ( Орал; Russian: Уральск Uralsk, also spelled Ural'sk) is a city in northwestern Kazakhstan, at the confluence The Principality of Bethio (also spelled Bequio, Bekio, Bitio, Bétio or Beetyo) was a small monarchy located for centuries along Granville Oral Roberts (born January 24, 1918, in Ada OK) is an American neo-Pentecostal Televangelist and is also a
- Oral Roberts University, named after the televangelist. Oral Roberts University or ORU, based in Tulsa Oklahoma, is a charismatic Christian Liberal arts University with an enrollment
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