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monostome

[ mon-uh-stohm ]
/ ˈmɒn əˌstoʊm /
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adjective
having a single mouth, pore, or stoma.
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Also mo·nos·to·mous [muh-nos-tuh-muhs]. /məˈnɒs tə məs/.

Origin of monostome

First recorded in 1840–50; mono- + -stome
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British Dictionary definitions for monostome

monostome

monostomous (mɒˈnɒstəməs)

/ (ˈmɒnəˌstəʊm) /

adjective
zoology botany having only one mouth, pore, or similar opening
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