Definitions for ostiumˈɒs ti əm; -ti ə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

os•ti•umˈɒs ti əm; -ti ə(n.)(pl.)-ti•a

  1. a small opening or orifice of the body.

    Category: Anatomy, Zoology

Origin of ostium:

1655–65; < L ōstium entrance, river mouth

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  1. ostium(Noun)

    A small opening or orifice, as in a body organ or passage.

  2. ostium(Noun)

    Any of the small openings or pores in a sponge.

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