apertura

noun
ap·​er·​tu·​ra | \ˌap-ə(r)-ˈchu̇(ə)r-ə, -ˈt(y)u̇(ə)r- \
plural aperturae\-​ˌī, -​ˌē \

Medical Definition of apertura 

: an anatomical opening or aperture

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