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stomodaeum

[ stoh-muh-dee-uhm, stom-uh- ]
/ ˌstoʊ məˈdi əm, ˌstɒm ə- /
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noun, plural sto·mo·dae·a [stoh-muh-dee-uh, stom-uh-]. /ˌstoʊ məˈdi ə, ˌstɒm ə-/.
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OTHER WORDS FROM stomodaeum

sto·mo·dae·al, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for stomodaeum

stomodaeum

stomodeum

/ (ˌstəʊməˈdiːəm, ˌstɒm-) /

noun plural -daea or -dea (-ˈdiːə)
the oral cavity of a vertebrate embryo, which is formed from an invagination of the ectoderm and develops into the part of the alimentary canal between the mouth and stomach

Derived forms of stomodaeum

stomodaeal or stomodeal, adjective

Word Origin for stomodaeum

C19: from New Latin, from Greek stoma mouth + hodaios on the way, from hodos way
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