ostomate

noun
os·​to·​mate | \ ˈäs-tə-ˌmāt How to pronounce ostomate (audio) \

Medical Definition of ostomate

: an individual who has undergone an ostomy

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“Ostomate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ostomate. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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