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-stome

1.
a combining form meaning “organism having a mouth or mouthlike organ” (cyclostome), “mouthlike organ” (cytostome), as specified by the initial element.
Compare -stomous, -stomy.
Origin
combining form representing Greek stóma mouth, and stómion little mouth
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British Dictionary definitions for stome

-stome

combining form
1.
indicating a mouth or opening resembling a mouth peristome
Word Origin
from Greek stoma mouth, and stomion little mouth
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