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stoma

noun sto·ma \ˈstō-mə\
plural sto·ma·ta \-mə-tə\ also stomas

Definition of STOMA

1
:  any of various small simple bodily openings especially in a lower animal
2
:  one of the minute openings in the epidermis of a plant organ (as a leaf) through which gaseous interchange takes place; also :  the opening with its associated cellular structures
3
:  an artificial permanent opening especially in the abdominal wall made in surgical procedures

Origin of STOMA

New Latin, from Greek stomat-, stoma mouth
First Known Use: circa 1684

Rhymes with STOMA

stoma

noun sto·ma \ˈstō-mə\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural sto·mas

Medical Definition of STOMA

1
:  any of various small simple bodily openings especially in a lower animal
2
:  an artificial permanent opening especially in the abdominal wall made in surgical procedures <a colostomy stoma>

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