Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The mouth of a single-celled animal; the oral aperture or orifice of ingestion of unicellular organisms.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The mouth of a protozoan.

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  • noun microbiology A cellular organelle found only in certain protozoa; it is specialized for phagocytosis, and usually has the form of a microtubule-supported funnel or groove.

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  • noun mouth of a protozoan

Etymologies

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cyto- + -stome

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