Ostomate Definition

ŏstə-māt
noun
A person who has had an ostomy.
Webster's New World
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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Other Word Forms of Ostomate

Noun

Singular:
ostomate
Plural:
ostomates

Origin of Ostomate

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

    From Wiktionary

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