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See also: perorem
- Typically occurring in nihil per orem (“nothing by mouth”). The declined form is erroneous. Proper Latin would be per os. It is also sometimes seen in another ungrammatical Latin form per orum.
- Klonk M. "Per orem" out of place in medical literature. The Medical World. 1911;29(1):296.