monostome

[ mon-uh-stohm ]
/ ˈmɒn əˌstoʊm /

adjective

having a single mouth, pore, or stoma.

Nearby words

  1. monospermy,
  2. monostable,
  3. monostearate,
  4. monostich,
  5. monostichous,
  6. monostotic,
  7. monostratal,
  8. monostrophe,
  9. monostrophic,
  10. monostylous

Also mo·nos·to·mous [muh-nos-tuh-muh s] /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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