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orifice

[′ȯr·ə·fəs]
(electromagnetism)
Opening or window in a side or end wall of a waveguide or cavity resonator through which energy is transmitted.
(science and technology)
An aperture or hole.
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orifice

orifice
A mouth, aperture, opening, perforation, passage, or hole. The size of an orifice normally is fixed.
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Conclusion: ALA-PDT can treat genital warts safely with high cure rate and low recurrence rate, particularly working for those of males at the urethral orifice.
The interested reader is encouraged to read Michael Reader-Harris's book "Orifice Plates and Venturi Tubes" for additional information and to gain an understanding of the technical background of this technology.
The top of the orifice has a very sharp edge for keeping the waterjet stream coherent.
But the entirety of the right ectopic ureter, as well as the possible ectopic orifice area, could not be seen, which probably indicates a dysplastic and poorly functioning segment.
In this study, the flow pattern in the fishway type orifice and weir was stimulated in Karkhe diversion dam (located in Hamidieh) in Khuzestan province.
If a canal is not identified it can not be cleaned and filled and it is potential cause of failure in endodontic therapy.2 Tra- ditionally most endodontic canal identification methods have relied on the doctor's tactile sensation and mental image of the canal system the ability to visualize the canal orifices with naked eye could be severely limited specially when it is additional/ extra orifice because of its relatively small size.
The Weigert-Meyer rule describes the inverse relationship of the duplex ureteral orifices, in which the ectopic ureter or ureterocele associated with the upper pole is caudal to the lower pole ureteral orifice.
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The diameter of LAA orifice; the distances between the orifices of left superior pulmonary veins, left anterior descending (LAD) artery, circumflex artery, mitral valve, oval fossa and LAA orifices were measured.
She said that if the vaginal test was conducted after rushi's death, then it was not possible to detect the vaginal orifice. She further explained that if a girl's private parts are cleaned after her death, vaginal orifice in this situation could not remain open.
The T-junction and the orifice structures are fabricated utilizing the isotropic undercut etching technique in a single etching process.