Words nearby orifice
Origin of orifice
OTHER WORDS FROM orificeor·i·fi·cial [awr-uh-fish-uh l, or-] /ˌɔr əˈfɪʃ əl, ˌɒr-/, adjective
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Examples from the Web for orifices
Ellis, writing in 1765, supposes that they were the orifices of the cells occupied by the polypi.The Ocean World:|Louis Figuier
The anterior narial aperture in the skull opens upwards, but the orifices of the nostrils are placed at the end of the muzzle.Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon|Robert A. Sterndale
There were two orifices; the ball appeared to have entered the limb and passed out, fracturing the tibia in its course.The Downfall|Emile Zola
The most important of these sequels is stenosis of the orifices of the stomach, particularly of the pyloric orifice.
All are situated about the orifices of the follicles and glands of the skin.