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  • n. 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.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The mouth of a protozoan.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. mouth of a protozoan


cyto- + -stome (Wiktionary)


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