Definition of Ostial
1. pertaining to an ostium [adj] - See also: ostium
Medical Definition of Ostial
1. Relating to any orifice, or ostium. (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Ostial
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Transactions of the Obstetrical Society of London by Obstetrical Society of London (1904)
"Finally the wall of the hydrosalpinx near the ostial end becomes in section a ribbon of hyaline fibrous tissue, smooth on its internal and external surfaces ..."
2. Medical Diagnosis: A Manual for Students and Practitioners by Charles Lyman Greene (1910)
"The ostial tones are so affected by the adjacent structures as to yield some information of value in certain thoracic and abdominal lesions. ..."
3. The New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences ...by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society, Robert Gray Mayne by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society, Robert Gray Mayne (1882)
"Same as F., ostial. P., lacté al. (L. lac, milk.) Same as F., mammary. ... ostial. (L. ostium,K mouth.) A very shallow fistula with protruding lips. ..."
4. Diseases of the Digestive Canal (oesophagus, Stomach, Intestines): From the by Paul Cohnheim (1911)
"In these cases, stagnation of the stomach-contents and lactic-acid fermentation arc absent, for the same reasons as in extra-ostial carcinomata. ..."
5. The Principles and practice of midwifery with some of the diseases of women by Alexander Milne (1884)
"The facilitation of ostial expansion is a great matter in these cases, for it permits of more rapid foetal expulsion. When you have a case of placenta ..."
6. Practitioner's medical dictionary by George Milbry Gould (1910)
"A condition in which hearing is limited exclusively to one ear, without the evidence of any material lesion of the auditor)1 apparatus. ostial (os'-te-al) ..."