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orifice

or·i·fice

orifice

 
 
pronunciation:
o r fihs [or] a r fihs
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part of speech: noun
definition: an opening, such as a vent, mouth, or hole, through which something can pass.
The nostrils are two orifices through which viruses commonly enter the body.
synonyms:
opening
similar words:
aperture, cavity, hole, mouth, outlet, slit, slot, spiracle, stoma, vent
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derivation: orificial (adj.)