cytostome

[ sahy-tuh-stohm ]
/ ˈsaɪ təˌstoʊm /

noun

the mouth of a protozoan.

Origin of cytostome

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

Related forms

cy·to·sto·mal, adjective
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