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(os'tē-ăl), Do not confuse this word with osteal.
Relating to any orifice, or ostium.


Relating to any orifice, or ostium.


(ŏs′tē-ŭm) plural.ostia [L. ostium, a little opening]
A small opening, esp. one into a tubular organ. ostial (-ăl), adjective

ostium abdominale tubae uterinae

The fimbriated end of the fallopian tube.

ostium arteriosum

The arterial orifice of the ventricle of the heart into the aorta or pulmonary artery.

ostium internum

The uterine end of a fallopian tube.

ostium pharyngeum

The pharyngeal opening of the auditory (eustachian) tube.

ostium primum

The opening in the first septum of the embryonic heart; it closes as the ventricles form.

ostium primum defect

An atrial septal defect located low in the septum, resulting from the incomplete closure of the ostium primum.

ostium secundum

An opening in the higher part of the septum of the atria of the embryonic heart. This becomes the foramen ovale and closes shortly after birth.

ostium secundum defect

An atrial septal defect located high in the septal wall, usually resulting from incomplete formation of the edge of the ostium secundum.

ostium tympanicum

The tympanic opening of the auditory (eustachian) tube.

ostium urethrae externum

The external opening of the urethra.

ostium uteri

The opening from the uterus to the vagina. Also called cervical os.

ostium uterinum tubae

The opening of the uterine tube into the uterus.

ostium vaginae

The external opening of the vagina.
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TEE revealed LA with dense SEC and thrombus 15 mm along (Figure 8) the posterior LA wall near interatrial septum (Figure 9), unilobar LAA (Figure 10) with low ostial emptying velocities <20 cm/sec and thrombus 8 mm and few nonembolic thin thoracic aorta plaques.
H was found to have a 75% occlusion in the ostial left anterior descending artery.
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Cordis Corporation, a manufacturer of interventional vascular technology, part of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), stated on Tuesday that it has signed an agreement with Ostial Solutions for the worldwide distribution of the OSTIAL PRO Stent Positioning System.
Radiation-induced ostial stenosis of the coronary artery as a cause of acute coronary syndromes: a novel mechanism of thrombus formation?
Analysis of data for alkaline phosphatase (AP) was carried out to reveal ostial tissue damage at PHPT in children.
Apenas foi referida a presenca da valva ostial do seio coronario na sua desembocadura no atrio direito por Chiarugi (1963), Bertho (1964), Schwarze e Schroder (1972), Nickel et al.
Moreover, this therapeutic modality is not recommended for ostial or long segmental lesions.
It causes ascending aortitis, aortic regurgitation, coronary ostial stenosis and aortic medial necrosis and can therefore present with heart failure, angina pectoris and aortic aneurysm.
The postostial lobe is strongly developed, and the ostium is completely filled with a smooth, flat ostial colliculum.