The definition of an ostomate is a person who has undergone a surgical procedure to create an opening in the body that will be used to discharge wastes.(noun)
A person who had cancer and who can no longer expel waste naturally who has a surgery performed to create a port that bodily waste can be removed through is an example of an ostomate.
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