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orifice

(noun) An opening, especially to a cavity or passage of the body; a mouth or vent.

Synonyms: opening, porta

Usage: The nose was but a gaping orifice above a deformed and twisted mouth.
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or·i·fice (ôr′ə-fĭs, ŏr′-)
n.
An opening, especially to a cavity or passage of the body; a mouth or vent.
[Middle English, from Old French, from Late Latin ōrificium : Latin ōs, ōr-, mouth; see ōs- in Indo-European roots + Latin -ficium, a making, doing (from facere, to make; see dhē- in Indo-European roots).]
or′i·fi′cial (-fĭsh′əl) adj.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
orifice (ˈɒrɪfɪs)
n
chiefly Technical an opening or mouth into a cavity; vent; aperture
[C16: via French from Late Latin ōrificium, from Latin ōs mouth + facere to make]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
or•i•fice (ˈɔr ə fɪs, ˈɒr-)

n.
an opening or aperture, as of a tube or pipe; a mouthlike opening or hole; mouth; vent.
[1535–45; < Middle French < Latin ōrificium=ōr- (s. of ōs) mouth + -fic-, comb. form of facere to make, do1]
or`i•fi′cial (-ˈfɪʃ əl) adj.
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Noun 1. orifice - an aperture or hole that opens into a bodily cavityorifice - an aperture or hole that opens into a bodily cavity; "the orifice into the aorta from the lower left chamber of the heart"
porta, opening
vent - external opening of urinary or genital system of a lower vertebrate
blastopore - the opening into the archenteron
aortic orifice - the orifice from the lower left chamber of the heart to the aorta
stoma - a mouth or mouthlike opening (especially one created by surgery on the surface of the body to create an opening to an internal organ)
passageway, passage - a path or channel or duct through or along which something may pass; "the nasal passages"
porta hepatis - opening for major blood vessels to enter and leave the liver
spiracle - a breathing orifice
mouth - the externally visible part of the oral cavity on the face and the system of organs surrounding the opening; "she wiped lipstick from her mouth"
os - a mouth or mouthlike opening
cervix uteri, uterine cervix, cervix - necklike opening to the uterus

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orifice

n. an opening or aperture, as of a tube or pipe;
a mouthlike opening or hole; mouth; vent

[1535-45; <L ōrificium=ōr-(s. of ōs) mouth
+-FIC-, comb. form of facere to make, DO]

--orificial adj.


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orifice

Definition: (noun) An opening, especially to a cavity or passage of the body; a mouth or vent.
Synonyms: opening, porta
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