What Are Stoma Shields?

Answer Stomata (the plural of "stoma") are permanent holes in the body a surgeon creates for a biological function. They are also known as ostomies, and surgeons can make them in many parts of the body. A... Read More »

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What Are the Functions of the Stoma in a Leaf?

Stoma refers to microscopic pores found mainly in the outer layers of leaves, but also in stems and flowers of plants. Together with the specialized guard cells, the stoma form a structure called s... Read More »

What Are Dress Shields?

A dress shield is a pad attached to a garment under the armpit area. It is worn by both women and men to prevent wetness, odors and stains from getting on clothing and to keep clothes in good condi... Read More »

What is the origin of the name shields?

According to the Emmitsburg Area Historical Society, the origin of the name Shields is Irish. The name traces back to the time of the Celtic invasions between 500 and 1000 B.C.References:Emmitsburg... Read More »

How do I Ventilate a Stoma?

A tracheal stoma is a small opening in the neck that connects the trachea directly to the skin. It is commonly used in patients who have had a laryngectomy, but can be used temporarily to aid brea... Read More »