What does ostium mean?

Definitions for ostiumˈɒs ti əm; -ti ə

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word ostium.


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ostium

    os′ti-um, n. an opening: the mouth of a river.—n. Ostiō′le, a small orifice.—adjs. Os′tiolar; Os′tiolāte, furnished with an ostiole. [L.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ostium in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ostium in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Images & Illustrations of ostium

  1. ostiumostiumostium

Translations for ostium

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for ostium »


Find a translation for the ostium definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these ostium definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"ostium." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2018. Web. 24 Feb. 2018. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/ostium>.

Are we missing a good definition for ostium? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for ostium:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.