noun os·ti·ole \ˈäs-tē-ˌōl\

Definition of OSTIOLE

:  a small bodily aperture, orifice, or pore

Origin of OSTIOLE

New Latin ostiolum, from Latin, diminutive of ostium
First Known Use: circa 1857


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