- a combining form meaning “mouth,” used in the formation of compound words: stomatoplasty.
Also especially before a vowel, stomat-.
Origin of stomato-
< Greek stomat-, stem of stóma; see stoma
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before a vowel stomat-
- indicating the mouth or a mouthlike partstomatology
Word Origin for stomato-
from Greek stoma, stomat-
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- Mouth; stoma:stomatitis.
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