Definitions for "Stoma"
One of the minute apertures between the cells in many serous membranes.
The minute breathing pores of leaves or other organs opening into the intercellular spaces, and usually bordered by two contractile cells.
Small surgically made opening into an organ of the body, e.g., the bowel.
The line of dehiscence of the sporangium of a fern. It is usually marked by two transversely elongated cells. See Illust. of Sporangium.
The outlet to the stomach created by stapling or placing an adjustable band around its upper part, which divides the stomach into two parts - the small upper stomach pouch and the lower stomach - resulting in restriction of the amount of food the stomach can hold and increasing the time it takes to empty. The LAP-BAND® Adjustable Gastric Banding System allows the stoma to be adjusted by inflating or deflating the inner surface of the band in order to modify the degree of restriction.
Keywords:  stigma, see
A stigma. See Stigma, n., 6 (a) & (b).
Keywords:  prefix, mouth, greek, study, diseases
Greek = a mouth.
(prefix) mouth. e.g. stomatology - the study of the mouth and its diseases.