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Definitions of Ostium:

part of speech: noun

Opening of a canal.

part of speech: noun

A small opening, especially one of entrance into a hollow organ or canal.

Usage examples for Ostium:

  • 7, 9: " Ego sum ostium "The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus", Teresa of Avila
  • The removal of the middle turbinated bone permits of inspection of the ostium sphenoidale by anterior rhinoscopy, and pus may be seen escaping from the orifice. "Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition.", Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  • O Salutaris Hostia Qui coeli pandis ostium "Lord of the World", Robert Hugh Benson

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