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Definition of «Stoma»

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Stoma: An opening into the body from the outside created by a surgeon.

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  • stoma: Definition from Answers.com

    Library > Literature & Language > Dictionary ( stō ' mə ) n. , pl. , -ma·ta ( -mə-tə ), or -mas . Botany . One of the minute pores in the epidermis of a leaf or ...

  • Stoma

    Stoma A stoma is a surgical bypass of a natural conduit, a kind of "short circuit". It is practiced when the natural channel can no longer fulfill its role, as ...

  • stoma - definition of stoma by the Free Online Dictionary ...

    sto·ma (st m) n. pl. sto·ma·ta (-m-t) or sto·mas. 1. Botany One of the minute pores in the epidermis of a leaf or stem through which gases and water vapor pass.

  • stoma - definition of stoma in the Medical dictionary - by ...

    stoma /sto·ma/ (sto´mah) pl. sto´mas, sto´mata [Gr.] a mouthlike opening, particularly an incised opening which is kept open for drainage or other purposes.sto´mal

  • Stoma | Define Stoma at Dictionary.com - Dictionary.com ...

    noun, plural sto·ma·ta / ˈstoʊ mə tə , ˈstɒm ə- , stoʊˈmɑ tə / Show Spelled [ stoh -m uh -t uh , stom - uh - , stoh- mah -t uh ] Show IPA , sto·mas. 1 ...