per orem

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Etymology[edit]

Latin per ‎(through) + orem, incorrectly formed accusative of ōs ‎(mouth)

Adverb[edit]

per orem

  1. (US, medicine) Alternative form of per os via the mouth; orally.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Typically occurring in nihil per orem ‎(nothing by mouth). Proper Latin would be per os. It is sometimes seen in another ungrammatical Latin form per orum.

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