Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as hypostoma, 1.

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

  • noun (Zoöl.) The lower lip of trilobites, crustaceans, etc.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun anatomy An appendage on the mouth of some insects and arachnids

Etymologies

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hypo- + -stome

Examples

  • By grasping firmly, being careful to remove the tick's head and hypostome, or grasping jaws, the risk of disease can be greatly reduced, he said.

    Anderson Independent Mail Stories

  • By grasping firmly, being careful to remove the tick's head and hypostome, or grasping jaws, the risk of disease can be greatly reduced, he said.

    Anderson Independent Mail Stories

  • By grasping firmly, being careful to remove the tick's head and hypostome, or grasping jaws, the risk of disease can be greatly reduced, he said.

    Anderson Independent Mail Stories

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