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[stom-uh-tl, stoh-muh-]
  1. of, relating to, or of the nature of a stoma.
  2. having stomata.
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Origin of stomatal

First recorded in 1860–65; stomat- + -al1
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Historical Examples of stomatal

  • Hales notes another point which a knowledge of stomatal behaviour might have explained, viz.

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  • It has, however, been my good fortune to resuscitate and simplify a method of studying the stomatal condition.

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British Dictionary definitions for stomatal


stomatous (ˈstɒmətəs, ˈstəʊ-)

  1. of, relating to, or possessing stomata or a stoma
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