ostomate os·to·mate (ŏs’tə-māt’)
One who has undergone an ostomy.
[os-tuh-mee] /ˈɒs tə mi/ noun, plural ostomies. 1. any of various surgical procedures, as a colostomy, in which an artificial opening is made so as to permit the drainage of waste products either into an appropriate organ or to the outside of the body. n. 1957, abstracted from colostomy, etc.; ultimately from Modern Latin stoma […]
[o-stoh-sis] /ɒˈstoʊ sɪs/ noun, Physiology. 1. the formation of bone; ossification. /ɒsˈtəʊsɪs/ noun 1. the formation of bone; ossification ostosis os·to·sis (ŏ-stō’sĭs) n. Variant of osteosis.
[German awst-paw-li-teek] /German ˈɔst pɔ lɪˌtik/ noun 1. the German policy toward the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, especially the expansionist views of Hitler in the 1930s and the normalization program of the West German government in the 1960s and 1970s.
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