Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A group of cells resembling a stoma, but without any true aperture among them.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A group of cells resembling a stoma, but without any true aperture among them.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In anatomy, a supposed opening on the surface of a serous membrane, regarded as the mouth of one of the absorbents or lymphatic vessels which begin in such membranes.
  • n. In zoology: Same as pseudostome, 2.
  • n. [capitalized] The name-giving genus of Pseudostomidæ: synonymous with Geomys. Also called Diplostoma, Saccophorus, and Ascomys.

Etymologies

pseudo- +‎ stoma (Wiktionary)

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