Ostomate meaning

ŏstə-māt
A person who has had an ostomy, a surgical operation to create an opening in the body for the discharge of body wastes.
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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.

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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One who has undergone an ostomy.
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A person who has had an ostomy.
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One who has undergone an ostomy.
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Origin of ostomate

  • ostomy +"Ž -ate (“thing characterized by")

    From Wiktionary