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n. pl. sto·ma·ta (-mə-tə) or sto·mas
1. Botany One of the minute pores in the epidermis of a leaf or stem through which gases and water vapor pass. Also called stomate.
2. Anatomy A small aperture in the surface of a membrane.
3. A surgically constructed opening, especially one in the abdominal wall that permits the passage of waste after a colostomy or ileostomy.
4. Zoology A mouthlike opening, such as the oral cavity of a nematode.

[New Latin, from Greek, mouth.]

sto′mal, sto′ma·tal adj.
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of, pertaining to, or near a stoma or opening on a plant or animal
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n. estomal, rel. a un estoma.
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Dilation encountered during upper tract imaging in patients with or without documentation of ureteroenteric or stomal obstruction was accepted as urinary tract obstruction (2).
When tracheal incision preferences and early complications were compared, a significant relation was found between horizontal incision and subcutaneous emphysema (p<.025), and between horizontal incision and stomal infection among late complications (p<.040).
In ileostomized patients in whom a small intestine resection was applied, it is well known that too much stomal water and sodium losses result in secondary hyperaldosteronism.11,12 Case reports in which PHA developed instead of hyperaldosteronism after ileum and colon resection in adults are present in the literature.3,4,13 To the best of our knowledge, patient 8 is the first case in the literature in whom PHA was demonstrated after ileal resection and ileostomy in a newborn with diagnosis of necrotizing enterocolitis.
The stoma related surgical complications are mainly skin irritation, stoma retraction, stomal prolapsed and parastomal hernia.
AFTER A long effort, the College of Stomal Therapy Nursing (CSTN) is in talks with Ara Institute of Canterbury to offer New Zealand-based stomal therapy training for nurses.
In another study a questionnaire was used to detect the presence of phantom larynx in laryngectomy patients, as many as 25% patients thought they coughed through their mouth whereas 29% tried to talk spontaneously without stomal occlusion.
After the operation some side effects such as changes in body image, dermatitis, stomal edema, stoma induced infection, bleeding, stomal ischemia and necrosis, stoma prolapse and stenosis may occur.
These consistently showed that stomata occurred in rows and were paracytic--the stomata were bordered by two subsidiary cells with their longitudinal axes parallel to those of the stomal pore and guard cells (Prabhakar 2004), although they can be tetracytic as well (Ruddall and Chase 1996) i.e.
Among the sections are low anterior resection, open total proctocoloectomy with ileostomy, pelvic exenteration, stomal complications, and abdominal operations for rectal prolapse.
Difficult catheterization, the focus of this manuscript, can be due to: (1) skin level obstruction, known as stomal stenosis; (2) damage more proximal within the channel by a false passage or ischemia leading to channel obstruction; (3) diverticulum; (4) channel redundancy; or (5) parastomal hernia.
Incisionless revision of post-roux-en-Y bypass stomal and pouch dilation: Multicenter registry results.