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monostome

[mon-uh-stohm] /ˈmɒn əˌstoʊm/
adjective
1.
having a single mouth, pore, or stoma.
Also, monostomous
[muh-nos-tuh-muh s] /məˈnɒs tə məs/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of monostome
1840-1850
First recorded in 1840-50; mono- + -stome
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British Dictionary definitions for monostome

monostome

/ˈmɒnəˌstəʊm/
adjective
1.
(zoology, botany) having only one mouth, pore, or similar opening
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