ostium

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ostium (plural ostia)

  1. A small opening or orifice, as in a body organ or passage.
  2. Any of the small openings or pores in a sponge.

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ostium n (genitive ostiī); second declension

  1. door
  2. entrance
  3. estuary

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Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative ostium ostia
genitive ostiī ostiōrum
dative ostiō ostiīs
accusative ostium ostia
ablative ostiō ostiīs
vocative ostium ostia

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