Orifice - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɔːrɪfɪs|  American pronunciation of the word orifice
Brit.  |ˈɒrɪfɪs|  British pronunciation of the word orifice

noun

- an aperture or hole that opens into a bodily cavity(syn: opening, porta)

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

Examples

...the mouth is a bodily orifice...

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

Word forms

noun
singular: orifice
plural: orifices
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