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hypostome

[ hahy-puh-stohm ]
/ ˈhaɪ pəˌstoʊm /
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noun Zoology.
any of several parts or organs of the mouth, as the labrum of a crustacean.
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Origin of hypostome

First recorded in 1860–65; hypo- + -stome

OTHER WORDS FROM hypostome

hy·po·sto·mi·al, adjective
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