What Are the Functions of the Stoma in a Leaf?

Answer 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 »

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Why are there more stoma on the bottom of the leaf?

What Are Stoma Shields?

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 »

How to Change a Stoma Bag?

Patients who have stoma bags need to change them on a regular basis. They should follow the recommendations of their doctor or stoma therapist to determine how often they should change their bag. S... 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 »