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English noun: porta

1. porta (body) an aperture or hole that opens into a bodily cavity


SamplesThe orifice into the aorta from the lower left chamber of the heart.


Synonymsopening, orifice


Broader (hypernym)passage, passageway


Narrower (hyponym)anus, aortic orifice, blastopore, cardia, cervix, cervix uteri, external orifice, fenestra, fontanel, fontanelle, introitus, mouth, naris, os, porta hepatis, pylorus, rima, soft spot, spiracle, stoma, urethral orifice, uterine cervix, vent









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