Definition of Stoma. Meaning of Stoma. Synonyms of Stoma

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Definition of Stoma

Stoma
Stoma Sto"ma, n.; pl. Stomata. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, ?, a mouth.] 1. (Anat.) One of the minute apertures between the cells in many serous membranes. 2. (Bot.) (a) The minute breathing pores of leaves or other organs opening into the intercellular spaces, and usually bordered by two contractile cells. (b) The line of dehiscence of the sporangium of a fern. It is usually marked by two transversely elongated cells. See Illust. of Sporangium. 3. (Zo["o]l.) A stigma. See Stigma, n., 6 (a) & (b) .

Meaning of Stoma from wikipedia

- In botany, a stoma (from Gr**** στόμα, "mouth", plural "stomata"), also called a stomate (plural "stomates"), is a pore found in the epidermis of leaves...
- In anatomy, a stoma (plural stomata /ˈstoʊmətə/ or stomas) is any opening in the body. For example, a mouth, a nose, and an **** are natural stomata....
- diverted biological system (colon, ileum, bladder) and the creation of a stoma. Pouching systems are most commonly ****ociated with colostomies, ileostomies...
- A stoma is a pore, found in the epidermis of leaves, stems, and other organs, that facilitates gas exchange. Stoma may also refer to: Stoma (medicine)...
- and stem epidermis is covered with pores called stomata (sing; stoma), part of a stoma complex consisting of a pore surrounded on each side by chloroplast-containing...
- A colostomy is an opening (stoma) in the large intestine (colon), or the surgical procedure that creates one. The opening is formed by drawing the healthy...
- direct airway through an incision in the trachea (windpipe). The resulting stoma (hole) can serve independently as an airway or as a site for a tracheal...
- Ileostomy is a stoma (surgical opening) constructed by bringing the end or loop of small intestine (the ileum) out onto the surface of the skin, or the...
- Plant embryo Receptacle Sporophyll Sporophyte Surface structures Cuticle Epicuticular wax Epidermis Nectar Stoma Thorns, spines, and prickles Trichome...
- reabsorbed. The end of the ileum is then brought out through an opening (a stoma) in the abdominal wall. The residual small bowel is reanastamosed with the...