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Definition 1: an aperture or hole that opens into a bodily cavity - [noun denoting body]

Samples where orifice or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the orifice into the aorta from the lower left chamber of the heart

Synonyms for orifice in the sense of this definition

(orifice is a kind of ...) a path or channel or duct through or along which something may pass

"the nasal passages"

(... is a kind of orifice ) external opening of urinary or genital system of a lower vertebrate

(... is a kind of orifice ) the opening into the stomach and that part of the stomach connected to the esophagus

(... is a kind of orifice ) entrance or opening to a hollow organ or tube (especially the vaginal opening)

"the introitus of the vagina"

(... is a kind of orifice ) the orifice through which urine is discharged

(... is a kind of orifice ) a small circular opening between the stomach and the duodenum

(... is a kind of orifice ) the excretory opening at the end of the alimentary canal

(... is a kind of orifice ) any membranous gap between the bones of the cranium in an infant or fetus

(... is a kind of orifice ) any of the openings to the nasal cavities that allow air to flow through the cavities to the pharynx

(... is a kind of orifice ) a small opening covered with membrane (especially one in the bone between the middle and inner ear)

(... is a kind of orifice ) necklike opening to the uterus

(... is a kind of orifice ) a mouth or mouthlike opening

(... is a kind of orifice ) 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"

(... is a kind of orifice ) a breathing orifice

(... is a kind of orifice ) opening for major blood vessels to enter and leave the liver

(... is a kind of orifice ) a mouth or mouthlike opening (especially one created by surgery on the surface of the body to create an opening to an internal organ)

(... is a kind of orifice ) the orifice from the lower left chamber of the heart to the aorta

(... is a kind of orifice ) the opening into the archenteron

(... is a kind of orifice ) a narrow elongated opening or fissure between two symmetrical parts

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