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cytostome

[ sahy-tuh-stohm ]
/ ˈsaɪ təˌstoʊm /
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noun
the mouth of a protozoan.
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Origin of cytostome

First recorded in 1885–90; cyto- + -stome

OTHER WORDS FROM cytostome

cy·to·sto·mal, adjective
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